REFILE-BMW China to recall imported cars

Tue Aug 17, 2010 9:08am EDT

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BEIJING Aug 17 (Reuters) - BMW China (BMWG.DE) will recall imported BMW 5 series GT cars from Friday, due to problems with the fuel tank that can cause stalling, China's product safety watchdog said on Tuesday.

No accidents or casualties were reported in a statement about the recall posted on the website of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (

The recalled cars were produced between January 12 and June 30 this year. There are 5,308 in China, the statement said. (Reporting by Emma Graham-Harrison; Editing by Jon Loades-Carter)