Luxury German auto maker BMW issued a pair of recalls at the end of October in connection with a number of its vehicles, according to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The recalls stem from issues with an PCV heaters that short circuit and blower motor wiring that could overheat. The upshot of both defects is that the car can burst into flames even when left unattended, according to both BMW filings.
Between the two recalls, over 1.4 million vehicles are affected, with more than 740,000 vehicles recalled due to PCV heater short circuits and over 670,000 recalled due to blower motor wiring issues.
In the documents, BMW says that they will replace thee defective parts free of charge, and that repairs are expected to begin on Monday, Dec. 18.
Meanwhile, a spokesperson for the company urged BMW owners affected by the issues to park their cars outside in a statement to the Associated Press.
A list of recalled vehicles is below, and people can check the status of their specific car by visitng the NHTSA website at nhtsa.gov/recalls and entering their vehicle identification number.
Vehicles affected by BMW recalls
PCV HEATER RECALL
BLOWER MOTOR WIRING RECALL