BMW of North America is recalling 47,806 model year 2011-2012 BMW 550is, 550i xDrives, 550i Gran Turismos, 550i Gran Turismo xDrives, 750is, 750Lis, 750i xDrives, 750Li xDrives, 760Lis, X5 xDrive50is, X5 Ms, X6 xDrive50is, X6 Ms, ActiveHybrid7s, MINI Cooper S Convertibles, John Cooper Works (JCW) Convertibles, Cooper S Countrymans, Cooper S Countryman ALL4s, Cooper S vehicles, JCW, Cooper S Clubmans, JCW Clubmans, Cooper S Roadsters, JCW Roadsters, Cooper S Coupes, JCW Coupes, Rolls-Royce Ghosts, BMW X6 Hybrids, and model year 2012 BMW 650i Coupes, 650i xDrive Coupes, 650i Convertibles and 650i xDrive Convertibles.
The electric auxiliary water pump may fail and cause the circuit board to overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
What to do
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric auxiliary water pump, free of charge.
Parts are not currently available. The automaker recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.
Owners will be notified of the recall beginning June 11, 2018, and will receive a second notification when remedy parts become available.
Owners may contact BMW customer service at BMW 1-800-525-7417, MINI at 1-866-825-1525, or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735.