NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) -- BMW of North America announced Thursday that is preparing to recall 198,000 BMW and Rolls-Royce cars because a leak can develop in their power brake systems.
The following cars are involved in the power brake recall and are all powered by V8 or V12 engines:
The smaller Rolls-Royce Ghost is not included.
The leak can cause a reduction in power braking assistance, although the cars can still be stopped using ordinary, unassisted braking power alone, BMW said in a statement.
BMW owns Rolls-Royce. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched an investigation into possible power steering problems in cars from another BMW brand, Mini, earlier this week.
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