BMW RECALL – 2014-2017 I3

February 9, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V088000

Fuel Vent Line may Chafe and Leak Fuel Vapor

A fuel vapor leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V088000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 19,130

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles. The fuel tank vent line may rub against the ribbed wire protection sleeve of the battery positive (B+) cable, creating a hole in the vent line and causing a fuel vapor leak.

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel vent line, replacing it as necessary, and install a clip to prevent it from chafing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 3, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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.

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
BMW I3 2014-2017

 



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