Mini Coopers Recalled Due to Potential Fire Risk

January 16, 2012 Updated Jan 16, 2012 at 3:08 PM EDT

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Mini Coopers Recalled Due to Potential Fire Risk

January 16, 2012 Updated Jan 16, 2012 at 3:08 PM EDT

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, BMW is recalling a nearly 89,000 Mini Cooper vehicles manufactured between 2007 and 2011 due to a potential fire risk associated with the electric auxiliary water pump.

The water pump's electronic circuit board can malfunction and overheat, potentially resulting in a vehicle fire, according to the recall notice.

The recall includes 2007-2011 Mini Cooper S, 2008-2011 Mini Cooper S Clubman, 2009-2011 Mini Cooper S Convertible, 2011 Mini Cooper S Countryman, 2009-2011 Mini JCW, 2009 Mini JCW Clubman and 2010-2011 Mini JCW Convertible.

BMW will replace the water pump free of charge.

See the recall notice HERE.