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BMW X5 Recalls

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Most Recent BMW X5 Recall

On May 28, 2015, BMW recalled 420,661 BMW X5. Bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and 330xi sedans, and 325xi and 325i sportswagons, 2002-2006 330ci, 325ci, and m3 convertibles and 325i, 330i, and m3 coupes, 2002-2003 m5, 540i, 525i sedan, and 530i sedans, and 540i and 525i sportswagons, and 2003-2004 x5 3.0i and 4.4i sports activity vehicles. please note that the 5-series and x5 vehicles are only included if they are equipped with the optional sports steering wheel. the affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
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BMW X5 Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 28, 2015

When deployed in a crash, the driver's front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 12, 2013

In the event of a crash, the front passenger airbag may not deploy as expected.

BMW will notify owners during January 2014. However, remedy parts are not yet available. A second notification will be sent when parts become available, this is expected to occur during March 2014. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 7, 2013

X5 Vehicles with an 8 cylinder engine are being recalled because power assistance for the braking system could be lost unexpectedly.

BMW will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in February, 2013. Braking performance could be compromised or there may be no symptoms related to this recall. If don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 26, 2010

The fuel pump may malfunction and cause the vehicle to stall.

BMW notified owners of affected vehicles starting in January 2011. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 11, 2008

The incorrect stabilizer bar in the rear was installed from the factory during manufacturing. This can cause unstable handling while driving.

BMW notified owners of affected vehicles starting in May 2008. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.