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2015 MINI COOPER Recall - Campaign #15V034000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2015 MINI COOPER RECALL - #15V034000

RECALL FOR EQUIPMENT : OTHER : LABELS

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop two door vehicles manufactured December 1, 2013, to December 14, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with an incorrect maximum capacity weight stated on the Tire Information Placard. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less."

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2015 MINI COOPER
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Manufactured between 12/1/2013 - 12/14/2014
Recalled on 1/26/2015
Influenced by BMW of North America, LLC
Owners Notified on 10/15/2015
# Affected 13,130
Recalled for EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
 
Description BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 MINI Cooper Hardtop two door vehicles manufactured December 1, 2013, to December 14, 2014. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with an incorrect maximum capacity weight stated on the Tire Information Placard. Thus, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 110, "Tire Selection and Rims and Motor Home/Recreation Vehicle Trailer Load Carrying Capacity Information for Motor Vehicles with a GVWR of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less."
Consequences The maximum weight listed on the label is incorrect (too low) and therefore does not comply with Federal Regulations.
Corrective action MINI will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect labels with corrected labels, free of charge. Owners were mailed interim notification on March 18, 2015. The recall began on October 15, 2015. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.
Notes Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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2015 MINI COOPER Recall for AIR BAGS, PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

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EPS INTERMITTENT ASSIST FAILURE, FC 4823FA: The steering assistance fails after several, consecutive parking maneuvers or sustained hold at the end stop.

May 14, 2018 - 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
THE ENGINE STARTER INTERMITTENTLY DOES NOT CRANK OVER: The engine will not start, either consistently or intermittently.

May 14, 2018 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
EMERGENCY START FUNCTION DOES NOT WORK WITH DEAD REMOTE BATTERY: Remote battery is dead.

May 14, 2018 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
THE ENGINE STARTER INTERMITTENTLY DOES NOT CRANK OVER: The engine will not start, either consistently or intermittently.

May 14, 2018 - 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
TRUNK OPEN MESSAGE ON CLUSTER: Check Control Message (CCM) -Trunk Open+ message is displayed.

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