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The German automaker BMW, has recalled 89,000 of its sub brand Minis cars in the US market. The US traffic safety agency announced Sunday, citing the threat of a smoldering circuit board that could set the cars on fire. 

The electric auxiliary water pump that cools the turbocharger has an electronic circuit board that can malfunction and overheat,”

-the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

The strange thing is that the recall is not only of a particular model but of various cars built through 2006-2011, several models of Mini roadsters including the Cooper S, Cooper S Countryman, and Cooper JCW convertible are included in the list.

BMW said that all water pumps of the recalled cars will be replaced free of charge.

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