BMW Vehicles Recalled

Date:
July 16, 2014
Category:
Cars
Company/Brand:
BMW of North America, LLC
The Danger:
There is a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag which may produce excessive internal pressure that could cause the air bag inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure could cause rupturing of the inflator resulting in metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.
Description:
The recall includes 573,935 model year 2000 323i sedans, coupes, convertibles, and Sports Wagons; 2000 328i sedans and coupes; 2001-2005 325i sedans, coupes, convertibles, and Sport Wagons; 2001-2005 325xi sedans and Sports Wagons; 2006 325i coupes and convertibles; 2001-2006 330i sedans, coupes, and convertibles; 2001-2005 330xi sedans; and 2001-2006 M3 coupes and convertibles.
Sold At:
Car dealerships nationwide.
What To Do:
Dealers will replace the passenger side frontal air bag. For more information, call BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
For More Information:
safercar.gov

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