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BMW Sedans, Sports Wagons, and SUVs Recalled

Date:
December 16, 2013
Category:
Cars
Company/Brand:
BMW of North America
The Danger:
The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if and how the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure. Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Description:
The recall includes 76,565 model year 2006 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi sedans and 325xi sports wagons, model year 2007 328i, 328xi, 335i, 335xi sedans and 328i and 328xi sports wagons, model year 2006-2007 525i, 525xi, 530i, 530xi, 550i sedans and 530xi sports wagons, model year 2006 760i sedans, model year 2006-2007 750i, 750Li, and 760Li sedans, and model year 2006 X5 sports activity vehicles, equipped with certain seat types.
Sold At:
Car dealerships nationwide.
What To Do:
Dealers will repair the occupant detection mat to eliminate the possibility that it may crack. For more information, contact the company by phone at (800) 525-7417 or by e-mail at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
For More Information:
safercar.gov