BMW ( 19V017000 ) - US Recall News

This government agency only provides partial feeds to the public via RSS. For the full Auto Recall article please visit the original NHTSA website post: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=19V017000&refurl=rss Dated: JAN 14, 2019 BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M vehicles, 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, ...

January 14, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V017000

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V017000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 83,016

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M vehicles, 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M vehicles, 2009-2013 X5 xDrive35d vehicles and 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

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