BMW Recalls 345K Cars Over Power Brake Defect

Law360, New York (October 1, 2010, 2:12 PM EDT) -- The BMW Group on Friday issued a worldwide recall of nearly 350,000 vehicles due to potential problems with the cars’ power braking systems.

The recall, which includes nearly 200,000 vehicles in the U.S., affects V8 and V12-powered BMW 5 Series, 7 Series and Rolls-Royce cars produced between 2002 and 2010, the company’s U.S.-based unit said Friday.

The company said that in affected vehicles, a leak could develop in the power braking system, potentially causing problems with power braking assistance.

Mechanical braking, however, is still available in...
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