September 30, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V601000
The debris could result in a short-circuit, increasing the risk of fire or injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V601
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,509
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 530e, 530e xDrive, 530e iPerformance and X3 xDrive30e and MINI Cooper Countryman All4 SE, 2020 BMW i8, and 2021 330e, 330e xDrive, 745Le xDrive and X5 xDrive45e vehicles. Debris may have entered one or more of the hybrid battery cells during their production.
The remedy is currently being developed. Until the remedy is available, drivers will be instructed to not charge their vehicles. Drivers will also be instructed to not drive in manual mode, sport mode, and to not use the shift paddles. The recall is expected to begin November 23, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
SIM 61 06 20
RECALL 20V-XXX: HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY
|E-Series||Model Description||Production Date|
|F60||MINI Countryman – PHEV Only||March 12, 2020 – September 15, 2020|
Vehicles which require this Recall Campaign to be completed will show it as “Open” when checked either in AIR, the “Service Menu” of DCSnet (Dealer Communication System), ISPA Next or Warranty Vehicle Inquiry.
BMW AG is conducting a Voluntary Safety Recall (effective September 24, 2020) on a small number of
Model Year 2020-2021 MINI Countryman (PHEV) vehicles that were produced between March 12, 2020 and September 15, 2020. While it is similar to another recall we recently announced involving the high-voltage battery, we are not sure at this time if they can be combined or if they will be separate recalls.
Please do not charge the vehicle’s high-voltage battery until further notice.
The Recall Notice and Q&A have been attached for further information.
The remedy is currently under discussion. The bulletin will be updated when additional information becomes available. Supporting Materials
Attachment to B61 21 20
SAFETY RECALL NOTICE
To: All Center Operators, Sales Managers, Service Manager, Parts Manager and Warranty Processor
RE: Recall 20V-xxx: High-Voltage Battery – B61 21 20
Please be reminded that it is a violation of federal law (The Safety Act) for you to sell, lease or deliver any new motor vehicle covered by this notification until the recall repair has been performed. This means that centers may not legally deliver new motor vehicles to consumers until they are fixed or use/sell replacement equipment/parts subject to this recall. Note also that substantial civil penalties apply to violations of the Safety Act.
Also, you should not sell, lease or deliver any Certified Pre-Owned or used vehicles subject to a safety recall until the repair is completed.
Please follow any special instructions that we provide to you for the return or disposition of recall parts.
We appreciate all your assistance with this Recall.
Attachment to B61 21 20
|Q1.||Which BMW Group models in the US are potentially affected by this Safety Recall? |
Certain Plug-In Hybrid-Electric Vehicles (PHEV), specifically Model Year 2020-2021 BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, 7 Series, i8, X3 SAV, X5 SAV, and MINI Countryman models in the US, produced between February and September 2020, are potentially affected.
|Q2.||What is the specific issue? |
|Q3.||Why are other models / vehicles not included in this Safety Recall? |
Other models have been produced with a High-Voltage battery that has been produced to specifications.
|Q4.||Can I continue to drive my vehicle? |
Yes. However, drive in standard mode only, do not use sport mode.
If you are not the only driver of this vehicle, please advise all other drivers of this important information.
|Q5.||Can I charge my vehicle? |
No, do not plug in your vehicle for charging.
|Q6.||How did BMW Group become aware of the issue? |
BMW Group became aware of the issue through our quality control procedures.
|Q7.||How will I be informed of this Safety Recall? |
Letters will be mailed to owners in October via First Class mail advising them of this Safety Recall and, if the remedy is available, requesting them to schedule an appointment with an authorized BMW center. If the remedy is not available at that time, a follow-up letter will be sent when the remedy becomes available.
Owners can locate their nearest authorized BMW center at www.bmwusa.com/dealer. To ensure BMW has the most recent contact and vehicle information, owners should register their vehicle at www.bmwusa.com/myBMW. Registration is free, and will give them access to factory initiated campaigns and other information specific to their BMW.
|Q8.||How will my vehicle be repaired?|
The remedy is current being developed.
10 Affected Products
4 Associated Documents
Defect Notice 573 Report
Latest Recalls Documents
For the most up to date documents from NHTSA for this Recall, click the lick above
- A STANDARD 120V (NEMA 5-15) ADAPTER: Sometimes, Megear level 2 EV charging（NEMA6-20 Plug） in your garage is not an option. That's why we created an EV charging set that includes a Level 1 adapter cable which meet with common outlet in your house. The 3 feet long adapter enables you to charge your electric car via a standard 120V (NEMA 5-15) wall plug.
- VERSATILE VEHICLE COMPATABILITY: The plugs are compatible with all major EV automakers and multiple power sources: a Dryer, RV-type or regular wall outlet with adapters.
- 3.86 KW/H FASTER CHARGING SPEEDS: With level 2 charging, most electric vehicles will charge up to 11 miles per hour. Our level 2 EVSE charging speed up to 3x faster than your car's original charger,which means you can spend more time heading out for fun and adventure and less time waiting around.
- MULTIPLE PROTECTION: The EVSE provide lightning-proof, leakage protection, overvoltage protection, overheat protection, overcurrent protection ,IP55 rating waterproof, UL94V-0 rating flame resistance for your safety. Control box with LED indicators help you learn about the charging status.
- PROFESSIONAL AFTER -SALES: Local customer service team offer life-time hassle-free technical support, and 12 Months warranty. If anything is not to your complete satisfaction, simply reach out to us and we will make it right!
- [NEW DESIGN, LONG CABLE]In order to meet more demand of customers，Our research team has developed a new generation of ev charger. And our cable’s whole length from wall plug to car plug is 26ft, the length from box to car plug is 24ft,which could meet the need of most customers.
- [PORTABILITY AND EASY OPERATION] When you are traveling or visiting relatives and friends, you don't have to worry about charging, because our chargers can be carried with the car. With the complimentary NEMA5-15-NEMA6-20 adapter, you can use the charger not only in the 220V (NEMA6-20) socket, but also in the 110V (NEMA5-15) socket.
- [HIGH COMPATIBILITY] Unlike normal EV chargers, our EV chargers are compatible with most electric cars, which meet SAE J1772 standard.Only used for electric car charging, not include electric motorcycles. All of our products have passed CE certification, and the quality is superior
- [HIGH SECURITY] Our EV charger adopts High Strength ABS material, which has better quality and high durability. Our chargers have over-current protection, over-voltage protection, under-voltage protection, leakage protection, overheating protection, waterproof rating of IP65 and other safety protection measures. They can secure your car charging
- FAST CHARGING SPEEDS WITH UPGRADE VERSION: The MUSTART upgraded 32A level 2 EV charger which is more sturdy, contains more sensitive chips, higher waterproof level and better abrasion resistance, can charge your car up to 2X faster than the 16A level 2 EV charger. It is 4X faster than the 16A level 1 EV charger that most electric vehicles come with. (The actual working current it depends on your vehicle setting).
- SUPER COMPATIBLE: Works with most electric vehicles, the EVSE is compatible with all plug-in EVs.
- 100% SATISFACTION: We are credit for your trust. Whenever your Mustart EV chargers have any problem or anything simply not meeting your needs, please contact us and we will provide a two-year warranty. (Used item comes with a one-year warranty.)
- CONVENIENT: Compact size with a total 25 feet charging cable for flexible installation and usability. All you need is just a 220 Volt or 240 Volt NEMA14-50 outlet to plug the charger into.
- HIGH QUALITY: This portable charging station is made to last with durability and reliability. It is lightening-proof and has leakage, overvoltage, overheat and overcurrent protection, so you can safely charge your vehicle.
- 3x Faster Charging Speeds : The Duosida Level 2 Car Charger charges your car 3x faster than your standard Level 1 charger . Comes with instruction booklet.
- Universal Vehicle Compatibility : Compatible with All EV Cars
- 25 ft. long charge cord with 16 amp , 220v NEMA 6-20p plug.
- Free 110v standard outlet adapter for level 1 charging.
- The charger comes with a 2-year warranty , so please feel free to contact us.
- ✔ Charging Speed Up to 3x faster: This level 2 ev charger could charge your vehicle 3x faster than the level 1 charger. Always get ready when you're about to drive. 25-feet cord is long enough to reach the driveway from the wall socket.
- ✔ Two Different Charging Options: This level 2 ev charger works at 240V/16A with a NEMA 6-20P (like the dryer/washer outlet), Comes with a sturdy carry case for traveling or daily commuting portable use.
- ✔ Universal Connector: Works with any ev with standard J1772 connectors in North America.
- ✔ Excellent Protection Performance: Indoor installation for longer life span. LED light indicators is helpful to read the charging status and to be easily spotted in the dark.
- ✔ Realiable Assurance: CE Certification qualified and the SAE Standard J1772 is UL listed. BougeRV level 2 ev Charger carries 12-month no-hassle warranty, so if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us and we will get back to you promptly.
- [Two charging modes] Now, MOREC recommends that you use a 16A 100-240V EV charger with NEMA 6-20 plug and NEMA5-15 adapter, which means you can have both level 1 and level 2 chargers, and Use it on both sockets.
- [HIGH SECURITY] Our EV chargers adopt High Strength ABS material, which has good quality and high durability. Our chargers have over-current protection, over-voltage protection, under-voltage protection, leakage protection, overheating protection, waterproof rating of IP65 and other safety protection measures. They can secure your car charging
- [PORTABILITY AND EASY OPERATION] When you are traveling or visiting relatives and friends, you don't have to worry about charging, because our chargers can be carried with the car. All you need is just a 220 V ~240 V NEMA 6-20 outlet to connect
- [HIGH COMPATIBILITY] Unlike normal EV chargers, our EV chargers are compatible with most electric cars, which meet SAE J1772 standard.And our EV chargers are only used for electric car charging, electric motorcycles are not included.
- 👉 This level 2 ev charging cable will offer you up to 5x the charging speed in comparison to your cars original charger. Boosting 240-Volt and up to 32 Amp, it provides a rapid charging rate of 7.2kw/hour, which equates to approximately 23 miles per hour of charge.
- 👉 Utilizing the standard J1772 charging protocol, this ev charger cable cable is compatible with major electric vehicles with J1772 plug. Please note that the current version of BougeRV charger is not capable of carrying out the delayed charging function.
- 👉 The ev charging cable is rugged and robust, equipped with overvoltage, overheat and overcurrent protection. The indicating light on the charging station helps to show the various stages of charging and to warn of possible errors.
- 👉 Compact and durable, it is the perfect charging cable for home use. 25 ft. flexible cord is long enough for most driveways or garages.
- ✉ This 32A ev charger cable comes standard with 1-year warranty. For any questions you might have, please contact us via Email.
- SET TIME TO CHARGING YOUR EV -Considering the different charges for electricity, most people just want to charging in off-peak time and save the money. Megear designed the charging function , you just need swipe the RF card into the countdown mode, and set timing 0,2,4,6,8 hours countdown for charging, do not have to remember to go to the garage after hours every day to plug the car in when off-peak time starts.
- INTELLIGENT INTERFACE-With temperature control plug, temperature control circuit board, intelligent core, Led display, adjustable current(184.108.40.206.16Amp), charging protect makes you operate as mobile device. We have safety regulations J1772 plug plug plug power requirements needed, we manufacture in accordance with these specifications, the end result is a tight fit for several weeks.
- MULTIPLE PROTECTION-There have 12 safety protections built in intelligent chip. Especially, when the charger normal grounding occurs, there will show the exclamation mark in the display screen, but it still charging, which means the charger may have some risk when charging, pls check the grounding immediately.
- FAST CHARGING SPEED - Megear level 2 charger will offer you 3x the charging speed in comparison to your car’s original charger. Boosting 240V and up to 16A, it provides a rapid charging rate of 3.86 kw/hour, which equates to approximately 11 miles per hour of charge.And with the adapter you also could for you level 1 home charging!
- PROFESSIONAL AFTER–SALES-Local customer service team to offer life-time hassle-free technical support, and 12 months warranty. If anything is not to your complete satisfaction, simply reach out to us and we will make it right!
- Level 2, 240 volt electric vehicle (EV) charging station charges any EV up to 9X faster than a normal wall outlet, with flexible amperage settings up to 50 amps (16A-50A) and plug-in or hardwired installation. Use the ChargePoint app to pick the right amperage for your home after installation.
- Works with all electric cars, tested on leading EV models: Chevrolet Volt and Bolt EV, Hyundai Kona and Ioniq, Kia NIRO, Nissan LEAF, Tesla models, Toyota Prius Prime, BMW i3, Honda Clarity, Chrysler Pacifica, Jaguar I-PACE, and many more
- Charge faster and smarter with the ChargePoint app. Set a schedule to only charge when electricity is cheapest, set reminders so you never forget to plug in, use Alexa voice control, and see all your ChargePoint charging data in one place
- Safe and reliable, with a 3-year backed by 24/7 customer support from a company dedicated to EV charging for 10+ years. UL listed for electrical safety, ENERGY STAR certified for efficiency.
- Easy for any electrician to install indoors or out. Plug-in installation with NEMA 6-50 or 14-50 outlet (6-50 currently selected) requires circuits rated 40A or 50A. For other circuit ratings, including 60A-80A for 48A-50A charging, the plug is easily removed for hardwired installation. Select the amperage that works best for you and your home, helping to avoid electrical upgrades.
- 👍QUALITY LEVEL 2 EV CHARGER WITH CORE TECHNOLOGY: The TRAVELMASTER and all of its components are designed and built for electrical safety. Thanks to the Silver plating on the standard J1772 inlet, our charger have better conductivity and could prevent overheating.The TRAVELMASTER is lightening-proof and has leakage, overvoltage, overheat and overcurrent protection, so you can safely charge your vehicle. EV Connector can work on rainy days due to its IP67 waterproof rating. (Control Box IP55)
- ✔ AUTOMATIC DETECTION OF SAFETY MAXIMUM CHARGING POWER: Simply connect the proper adapting plug and start charging. The TRAVELMASTER portable electric vehicle charging station automatically detects which adapting plug is plugged in and starts charging at the maximum charging power. No need to calculate how many kilowatt hours you can charge, so you can charge safely while saving valuable time.
- 🚗 CHARGE AT ANY PLUG OUTLET, ANYWHERE, ANYTIME: The TRAVELMASTER with SAE J1772 connector is able to charge almost all electric cars. It comes with 2 adapting plugs as standard. The NEMA 14-50 adapting plug can be used to quickly charge your vehicle at a 32Amp outlet. You can also connect this portable ev charger to a domestic NEMA 5-15 outlet in an urgency. The optional adapting plugs for NEMA 6-20, NEMA 10-30, NEMA 14-40, NEMA 6-50 and NEMA 10-50 outlets give you unlimited use of any socket.
- ⚡QUICKER CHARING: With the TRAVELMASTER, you can charge up to 6 times as quickly as at a standard domestic power outlet. Carefully check the maximum AC charging current and maximum AC charging power (KW) of your vehicle to see how quickly the battery in your electric car will be fully charged so that you can quickly get back on the road. (The actual working current it depends on your vehicle setting).
- ❤PERFECT SERVICE: The MUSTART EV charger comes standard with a 2-year warranty. (Used item comes with a one-year warranty.) Whenever your Mustart EV chargers have any problem or anything simply not meeting your needs, please contact us and we will reply within 24 hours.
Last update on 2021-03-05 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API
Last update on 2021-03-05 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API