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BMW recalls X5 and X7 vehicles

An extra starter motor bolt could fall into the transmission housing

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BMW of North America is recalling 21 model year 2020 X5 sDrive 40i, X5 xDrive 40i and X7 xDrive 40i vehicles.

The starter motor may have an extra bolt that could potentially fall into the transmission housing and cause an engine stall, posing the risk of a crash

What to do

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the starter motor for the extra bolt, removing it if necessary. Dealers will also inspect the starter for damage, and check if the bolt has fallen into the transmission housing, replacing any damaged parts as necessary. All repairs will be performed free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2020.

Owners may contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.

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