BMW China 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.


A model is pictured in front of a concept car of BMW Mini during the Frankfurt International Auto Show IAA in Frankfurt September 15, 2009.Johannes Eisele

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)