• 2009 BMW X5

    Clean-diesel vehicles, a slowly growing segment of the market, unquestionably return higher fuel economy figures than their gasoline-engined counterparts. But they have their own set of issues, too, including recalls specific to some of the diesel engine components. The NHTSA has issued a recall notice for the 2009 BMW X5 xDrive35d sport-utility vehicle, of which 2,120 were sold in the U.S. The vehicles affected were built in BMW's Spartanburg, South Carolina, assembly plant between October 1, 2008, and June 12, 2009. The recall will begin in October, once replacement parts are available. The...

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