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1985 BMW 318 RECALLS

1985 BMW 318

Features & Specs

1

N/A
seats

2

N/A mpg city
N/A mpg hwy

3

N/A
drivetrain

4

N/A
horsepower

Reported Problems

2 Total Safety Recalls Found

VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

  • Total cars affected: 375000

  • NHTSA campaign: 93V015000

  • Date of the problem: 01/02/1993

VEHICLES OPERATED UNDER THIS INCREASED COOLING SYSTEMPRESSURE CONDITION CAN SUFFER DAMAGE OR FAILURE OF PARTS OF THE COOLING SYSTEMSUCH AS (1) LEAKAGE FROM A COOLANT HOSE, (2) LEAKAGE OF THE RADIATOR OREXPANSION TANK, (3) DISCONNECTION OF A HOSE FROM A PIPE OR A FITTING, AND (4)CRACKS IN THE HEATER CORE END PIECE RESULTING IN COOLANT LEAKAGE. IN SOME CASES,BOILING COOLANT CAN CONTACT THE LOWER RIGHT LEG OF THE DRIVER RESULTING INBURNS. ALSO, ESCAPING COOLANT IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT CAN CAUSE VAPORFOGGING OF THE INTERIOR SURFACE OF THE WINDOWS, REDUCING DRIVER VISIBILITY.

STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

  • Total cars affected: 120261

  • NHTSA campaign: 86V138000

  • Date of the problem: 20/10/1986

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