NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V557000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,953
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017-2019 MINI Cooper Countryman vehicles. These vehicles may be missing a crash protection plate near the high-pressure fuel pump, which may result in a fuel leak in the event of a crash.
MINI will notify owners, and dealers will install a crash protection plate, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 15, 2018. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.
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.