An incorrect crimp connector may have been installed on the side air bag and belt tensioner wiring. There may be insufficient contact in the wiring, creating high resistance. This condition may cause the side air bag and/or safety belt tensioner not to deploy if needed in a crash, which increases the risk of injury. Dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall began September 16, 2009.
2008 BMW 328xi Recalls
Side Air Bag and Safety Belt Tensioner May Not Deploy
Body, Interior & Misc.,September 16, 2009
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