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BMW Deflates with their latest Recall

Jul 19, 2014

BMW is recalling about 600k 3-series and M3 models from 2000 to 2006 due to an airbag defect in the passenger side that could produce internal pressure, causing the inflator to rupture on deployment.  BMW reports that in the event of a crash, metal fragments could injure the passenger.  

 

Affected Models:

 

2000-2005 3-series sedan

2000-2006 3-series coupe

2000-2005 3-series sports wagon

2000-2006 3-series convertible

2001-2006 M3 coupe

2001-2006 M3 convertible 

 

BMW will be notifying dealers and owners in August about the recall, and replacement will begin in October.  Takata, the same airbag supplier responsible for Subaru's latest recall last week is responsible for this as well.  

 

BMW owners can contact BMW at (800) 525-7417 or by email at customerrelations@bmwusa.com 

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