TOKYO, July 26 (Xinhua) — The Japanese subsidiary of German automaker BMW has introduced recalling practically 170,000 autos attributable to an engine defect that might trigger a hearth, native media reported on Wednesday.
The recall targets 27 imported fashions, such because the 320d and the 218d Active Tourer, which have been manufactured between June 2012 and December 2022, public broadcaster NHK stated, quoting a submitting BMW Japan submitted to the transport ministry.
Japan’s transport ministry stated a malfunction within the engine’s exhaust fuel recirculation system causes soot to build up within the consumption pipe and will lead to a hearth within the worst-case state of affairs, stated the report.
There have been 38 studies of hassle, together with 4 fires. No accidents have been reported, it added.