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    BMW Recalls 150,000 Vehicles
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    MUNICH, GERMANY - MARCH 18: The company emblem of car producer BMW is seen outside BMW World after the announcements of the company results 2007 on March 18, 2008 in Munich, Germany. As CFO Michael Ganal emphasized, "the BMW Group stayed on its course, despite unfavorable underlying conditions". For the first time in the company's history, the BMW Group sold over 1.5 million cars, 9.2 percent more than in 2006. All three brands - BMW, Rolls Royce and Mini - achieved new record sales. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

    German automaker BMW AG is issuing recalls involving about 150,000 luxury vehicles to fix faulty fuel pumps that could cause vehicles to lose power.

    One recall involves 130,000 vehicles, including the 2007-2010 335i; 2008-2010 135i, 535i and X6 xDrive35i Sports Activity Coupe; and 2009-2010 Z4 Roadster sDrive35i.

    They have twin-turbo inline six-cylinder engines featuring BMW's direct fuel injection system. The company will replace high-pressure fuel pump and update software.

    BMW recalled 20,800 2008 X5 Sports Activity Vehicles with inline six-cylinder engines to replace the low-pressure fuel pump. BMW said there have been no reports of accidents or injuries.

    BMW said owners would be notified of the recalls in the coming weeks and dealers would fix the vehicles.  Owners can contact BMW Customer Relations at (800) 563-4269 or by e-mail:  CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com