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BMW recalls 176,000 cars worldwide for brake problem

BMW is recalling a total of 176,000 vehicles worldwide for a problem that could result in reduced braking power, CNN has reported. In some cars, the supply of lubricating oil going to the power brake pump can be interrupted. If that happens, power braking assistance can be lost, BMW said. Affected vehicles are 2012-14 BMW 320i and 328i sedans, 2014 328i xDrive Sports wagons, 2012-13 BMW 528i sedans, 2013-14 BMW X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i SUVs, 2013-14 BMW X3 xDrive28i SUVs, and 2012-14 BMW Z4 sDrive28i sports cars. All are equipped with BMW's 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged engine.