BMW recalls X1 crossovers for dangling taillights

BMW of North America has issued a recall for 5,920 units of the 2018-2019 BMW X1.  This recall affects both the sDrive28i and xDrive28i variants, with production dates from Oct. 5, 2018 to Jan. 18, 2019. According to the recall notice, the problem stems from the taillights. In the affected vehicles, the hardware used to attach the taillights to the body might not be built to the supplier’s specification, and a bunch of cutting oil left on components might seep into the light housing and crack the attachment bracket…