Both automakers have announced that various vehicles in their lineup are being recalled worldwide for a potential fuel pump failure that could cause an engine to stall or not start. Affected vehicles include the 2014 Nissan Rogue in the U.S. and Canadian markets (95,031 units) while numerous BMW models from the 2014-2015 model years are affected, totaling 70,500 units: 2014 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, 335xi Gran Turismo, and 2015 428i Gran Coupe, 428xi Gran Coupe, and 435i Gran Coupe vehicles.
According to the recall notice, nickel plating could detach and block moving parts in the fuel pump manufactured by Robert Bosch. The company released a statement saying that it is working closely with the automakers to support the recall. No accidents or injuries related to the issue have been reported and the automakers said the engine is more likely to not start than to stall.
Nissan said that 76,242 of its recalled vehicles are in the U.S. and 18,789 are in Canada. Meanwhile, BMW has 18,054 affected vehicles in the U.S.
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