UPDATE 1-BMW recalls 164,000 X5 SUVs worldwide

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(Adds shares, detail) FRANKFURT, Jan 31 (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker BMW AG said on Friday it was recalling 164,000 of its X5 sports utility vehicles (SUVs) worldwide due to a fault with the brake hose, a move that would cost up to five million euros. "We have written to customers asking them to bring their cars to the garage. It could affect 164,000 cars, 19,900 of them in Germany," a BMW spokesman said, adding that the necessary adjustments would only take a few minutes. He ...

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