FRANKFURT, Germany — Automaker BMW says it is expanding a recall to cover 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to possible fluid leaks that could result in a fire. BMW said on October 16, 2018 that in some diesel vehicles coolant could leak from the exhaust gas recirculation module, part of the emissions reduction system. The leaks could combine with soot at high temperatures and lead to a fire. The Munich-based company had already decided to recall 480,000 vehicles in Asia and Europe after fires were reported in South Korea.
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