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    #1

    Because of the production error

    I am wondering if my sentence sounds natural.

    Because of the production error, the launch of the new BMW model has been delayed.

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    #2

    Re: Because of the production error

    If the reader/listener already knows what this production error is, the first "the" is OK. If not, use "a production error".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #3

    Re: Because of the production error

    Once again, the sentence would be smoother if you reversed the clauses and left out the comma.
    I am not a teacher.

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