Description: BMW is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Mini Coopers, 2008-2011 Mini Coopers Clubman, 2009-2011 Mini Coopers Convertible, 2009-2011 Mini Cooper JCW, 2009-2011 Mini Cooper JCW Clubman, 2009-2011 Cooper JCW Convertible, and 2011 Coopers Countryman passenger cars manufactured from November 14, 2006, through January 18, 2011.
Hazard: The electric auxiliary water pump that cools the turbocharger has an electronic circuit board that can malfunction and overheat. The circuit board may smolder which could result in a vehicle fire.
Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pump free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during February 2012. Owners may contact BMW at 1-866-275-6464.