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The seat belt may not automatically tighten in the event of a crash. If the belt tensioner does not deploy in a crash, increased injury could result.
We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the seat belt may not tighten in the event of a crash. Please contact your BMW dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
A defective crimp connector can cause increased electrical resistance in the seat belt tensioner wiring. Increased resistance in the wiring could cause the belt tensioner not to deploy in the event of a crash. If the belt tensioner does not deploy in a crash, injury could result. The belt tensioner wiring will be repaired free of charge. The recall began September 5, 2009.