Asia Bizz: German auto manufacturer BMW – the maker of world’s largest premium cars – has recently recalled about 1.3 million cars for repairs worldwide. The announced on March 26, 2012 that the cars have been recalled due to a possible problem with the battery cable cover in the car boot.

In a statement, the company said that the cars that have been recalled are the BMW 5 and 6 Series built between the year 2003 and 2010. The statement added that in some remote cases, there is a possibility that the battery cable cover inside the boot of the vehicles might have been incorrectly mounted.

The chances of a malfunction in the electrical system is high due to which the vehicle might fail to start and in some cases might even get charred or fire. BMW even assured that there have been no reports of any accidents or injuries to people due to the problem.

The stated that it is writing to car owners and that the repair procedure in the BMW partner workshop would take around 30 minutes. BMW also said that it would be free of charge to the customers. The statement from the company revealed that the recall has affected about 290,000 cars in Germany.