BMW ActiveE and Chevrolet Captiva recalled

11 мая 2014 | Author: | Комментарии к записи BMW ActiveE and Chevrolet Captiva recalled отключены
BMW ActiveE Electric Cars

BMW ActiveE and Chevrolet Captiva

Posted by Bryan

BMW s ActiveE is one of the electric cars to suffer a campaign. Image: saebaryo/Flickr/CC

Automakers BMW and Chevrolet have announced recalls this The models affected are the ActiveE EV and the Sport crossover, respectively. BMW s of the ActiveE is one of the first ever for an electric vehicle.

BMW ActiveE

BMW is recalling 162 of its 1-Series based electric car. Some BMW Z4s are affected, as well. The automaker variations in electrical current could lead to a sudden of the power assistance within the system.

If that were to motorists could find it to steer, which could a crash.

The automaker says affected owners will be within days. Those will then be asked to their vehicle to a certified to be inspected and, if necessary, to the steering assistance module or replaced at no cost to the owner.

Some BMW Z4 sports cars

Some 2012 BMW Z4 sports also share the ActiveE s power steering system, and so may be included in the recall.

[To Get The Top Rated On A New Or Pre-Owned Ford Stop By Car Dealerships Today!]

Those who think they may be can reach the National Highway Safety Administration at 1-888-327-4236 and recall campaign number Or, the automaker can be reached at 1-800-525-7417.

BMW s troubles

BMW has had trouble of late. In BMW was charged $3 million for failing to a recall within the five day the National Highway Traffic Administration requires. In May, of BMW s 2009 to 2011 X5, X6 and 3 series vehicles were recalled for with the emissions system.

BMW ActiveE Electric Cars

In June, some 2012 X5 SUVs were recalled problems with a belt

Chevrolet Captiva recall

Chevrolet is recalling 2,070 of its Chevrolet Captiva Sport for potential problems with the brake cable. The cable may not be improperly in its connector, which cause it to separate from the That problem then contribute to rollover crashes.

The affected cars were all between April 26 and May 17 of this

The automaker says it will all affected owners by July 18.

and a fix

You know the normal drill. owners can then take vehicles to a dealer for an inspection and repairs, if needed, free of

GM, Chevrolet s parent company, can be at 1-866-694-6546. Reference campaign 12127 when inquiring the Captiva recall.

Interesting articles

Other articles of the category "BMW":

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Catalog ALL Electric Cars and hybrid/ News and Information about Electric Car and Electric Vehicle Technologies, batteries for vehicle catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about Electric and Hybrid cars - Green energy