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BORGWARNER INC

Form 10-K filed on 2/14/2012 for BORGWARNER INC

Line Label Object Class Period Type Balance Name
1 2412402 - Disclosure - Product Warranty (Details) [Network]

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http://www.borgwarner.com/role/ProductWarrantyDetails
2 Product Warranties Disclosures [Abstract] [Abstract]

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us-gaap:ProductWarrantiesDisclosuresAbstract
3 Movement in Standard and Extended Product Warranty, Increase (Decrease) [Roll Forward] [Abstract]

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us-gaap:MovementInStandardAndExtendedProductWarrantyIncreaseDecreaseRollForward
4 Beginning balance [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual
5 Acquisition [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:StandardProductWarrantyAccrualAdditionsFromBusinessAcquisition
6 Provisions [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualWarrantiesIssued
7 Payments [Concept] Monetary For Period Debit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualPayments
8 Translation adjustment [Concept] Monetary For Period Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualCurrencyTranslationIncreaseDecrease
9 Ending balance [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual
10 Product Warranty Accrual, Balance Sheet Classification [Abstract] [Abstract]

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us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualBalanceSheetClassificationAbstract
11 Accounts payable and accrued expenses [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualClassifiedCurrent
12 Other non-current liabilities [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrualNoncurrent
13 Total product warranty liability [Concept] Monetary As Of Credit us-gaap:ProductWarrantyAccrual