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Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle.

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1979 BMW 320 NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION (NHTSA) RECALL INFORMATION

1979 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL OVERVIEW: TO PREVENT VAPOR LOCK, AN AUXILIARY FUEL PUMP IS INCORPORATED IN THE FUEL DELIVERY SYSTEM. THE WIRING CONNECTIONS AT THE AUXILIARY FUEL PUMP MAY NOT MAKE PROPER CONTACT, RENDERING THE AUXILIARY FUEL PUMP INOPERATIVE. DRIVING UNDER CONDITIONS OF EXTREMELY HIGH ALTITUDE, HIGH TEMPERATURES, OR FUEL CONTAMINATION, WITH THE AUXILIARY FUEL PUMP INOPERATIVE COULD ALLOW VAPOR BUBBLES TO FORM. THIS MAY LEAD TO ROUGH ENGINE RUNNING AND POSSIBLE ENGINE STALLING.

1979 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL TITLE: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

1979 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL DATE: 1979-01-12

1979 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 79V001000

1979 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL MANUFACTURER : BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE

1979 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL COMPONENT(S) AFFECTED: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

1979 BMW 320 NHTSA RECALL - POTENTIAL NUMBER OF UNITS AFFECTED: 4229

Just What Is a Car Recall? Car Safety Recall Definition - A safety recall is an automotive manufacturer's way of notifying vehicle customers that their product has a flaw. The automobile problem is serious enough that if you do not correct the flaw your and/or your passengers' safety could be at risk. Generally recalls are initiated by the US Government, but sometimes individual car manufacturers will pre-emptively initiate a recall.

Where Do I Find My VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)? Look on the lower left of your car’s windshield for your 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your VIN is also located on your car’s registration card, and it may be shown on your insurance card.

Auto Tip - How Do I Find Out If My Vehicle Has A Recall? ==> An easy way to determine if you have an active car recall is to just enter your VIN number at the top of this page and CarFax will report if there are any issues at all with your vehicle. The CarFax Report image looks like this:

1979 BMW 320 Recall Remedy: DEALER WILL HAVE THE WIRING CONNECTIONS TO THE AUXILIARY FUEL PUMP SOLDERED AT NO COST TO OWNER.

1979 BMW 320 Recall Notes: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: FUEL; FUEL PUMP CONNECTORS.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: UNDER CERTAIN TRAFFIC CONDITIONS, ENGINE STALLING MAYCONSTITUTE A POTENTIAL HAZARD AND CAN RESULT IN A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.NOTE: HESITATION OR ROUGH ENGINE OPERATION DURING NORMAL DRIVING ARE INDICATORSOF VAPOR LOCK. IF THESE SYMPTOMS OCCUR, DRIVERS ARE ADVISED TO LEAVE THETRAFFIC FLOW AND PARK IN A SAFE AREA FOR 20-30 MINUTES TO ALLOW THE ENGINE TOCOOL BEFORE CONTINUING TO DRIVE.