BMW of North America is recalling 18,054 vehicles in the 2014 and 2015 model years because potential fuel pump failure can lead to unexpected stalling.
To resolve the problem, dealers will replace the fuel pump. There will be no charge for this service, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported.
The trouble is tied to improper nickel-plating of subcomponents within the fuel pump. In the safety recall report, BMW noted it isn’t aware of any accidents or injuries linked to this condition.
This recall, set to begin April 30, includes the 2014 model-year 228i Coupe, M235i Coupe, 320i, 320xi, 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi, ActiveHybrid 3, 328xi Sports Wagon, 428i Coupe, 428xi Coupe, 435i Coupe, 435xi Coupe, 428i Convertible, 428xi Convertible, 435i Convertible, 328xi Gran Turismo and 335xi Gran Turismo.
Also included are 2015 model-year 428i Gran Coupe, 428xi Gran Coupe and 435i Gran Coupe vehicles.
Vehicle owners can reach BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.