BMW of North America is recalling 672,775 model year 2006-2011 323i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi and M3, 2007-2011 328i xDrive, 335i xDrive and 335is and 2009-2011 335d vehicles.
The wiring and electrical connectors for the system that controls air flow for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat.
Wiring that overheats could cause the electrical connectors to melt, and increase the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is unattended.
What to do
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiring and electrical connectors, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017.
Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.