Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
BMW is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 X5 xDrive35d vehicles
equipped with a diesel engine and manufactured from June 13, 2009,
through November 9, 2009. The fuel filter heater, which is used for
warming up the diesel fuel during vehicle operation at low outside
temperatures, could experience an electrical overload condition and
become permanently activated.
The fuel filter heater could remain activated even when the ignition
is off and lead to a dead battery. The unit could also overheat,
possibly resulting in a vehicle fire.