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post #6 of (permalink) Old 03-28-2017, 01:31 PM Thread Starter
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March 17, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V189000
Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture


If the inflator cannot vent properly, the inflator may rupture, resulting in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants and causing serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V189000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 36

Summary

BMW of North America, Inc. (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 X5 sDrive35i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d, and X5 xDrive40e vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag modules using certain air bag inflators that may not vent properly in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag.

Remedy

BMW has notified owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began on March 20, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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