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Recall 14V650000

Left Rear Seat Belt Not Securely Attached To The Vehicle

Recall Details

The left rear seat belt attachment point to the vehicle body may not be securely welded. This could result in the seat belt detaching during an accident. Dealers will replace the left rear seat frame free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The left rear seat belt may not be attached securely to the body. This could cause the belt to not be effective securing an occupant in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recalls on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW began notifying known owners of affected vehicles in November, 2014. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local BMW dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Body, Interior & Misc., October 17, 2014

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 17, 2014
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
11
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
14V650000
Component
SEATS
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 X5 vehicles manufactured September 12, 2014,to September 21, 2014 and equipped with the optional rear comfort seat. The left rear seat belt attachment point in the affected vehicles may not have been sufficiently welded.
Consequence
In the event of a crash, the seat belt attachment could break and fail to restrain a seat occupant, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left rear seat frame, free of charge. The recall began November 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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