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Affected BMW Recall for 2010: 348,000 Cars Worldwide

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BMW of North America has submitted a letter to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) announcing the voluntary recall of V8 and V12-powered BMW 5 Series, 6 Series, 7 Series, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, and BMW Alpina B7 models produced between the 2002 and 2010 model years.

In affected vehicles, a small leak may develop in the power braking system, causing a vacuum loss and consequent reduction of power braking assistance. Mechanical braking will still be available to slow and stop the vehicle.

Drivers who experience reduced power braking assistance should immediately schedule a service appointment with an Authorized BMW Center. Mechanical braking will continue to operate on affected vehicles.

Once BMW distributes the necessary replacement parts to Authorized BMW centers, customers with affected vehicles will receive a letter via First Class Mail asking them to schedule a service appointment an Authorized BMW Center. Customers with further questions should contact BMW Customer Relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email customer.relations@bmwna.com.

Affected BMW models include: 2002-08 BMW 745i/Li, 750i/Li, and 760i/Li 2007-08 BMW Alpina B7 2004-10 BMW 645i and 650i 2004-10 BMW 545i and 550i

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