2009-2012 X5 xDrive35d recalled for problematic pulley

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Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s): BMW / X5 SAV 2009-2012 Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC Report Receipt Date: NOV 27, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V550000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL Potential Number of Units Affected: 29,800
Summary: BMW is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 X5 xDrive 35d SAV diesel vehicles manufactured September 1, 2008, through November 15, 2012. The engine belt idler pulley bolt could loosen and break over time.
Consequence: If the engine belt idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace and tighten the idler pulley bolt. The recall is expected to begin during January 2013.
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