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Recall 17V062000

Front Passenger Air Bag Does Not Deploy Properly

Recall Details

The instrument panel may prevent proper deployment of the passenger frontal air bag in an accident. Dealers will replace the instrument panel free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The passenger frontal air bag may not deploy properly due to the instrument panel restricting properly deployment. This would increase risk of injury to occupants in an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do 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 incomplete 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., January 26, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
January 26, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
4
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V062000
Component
AIR BAGS
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 X1 xDrive28i and X1 sDrive28i vehicles. The affected vehicles have an instrument panel that may not allow the front passenger air bag to deploy properly in the event of a crash.
Consequence
In the event of a crash, if the front passenger air bag does not deploy properly, it can increase the risk of injury.
Remedy
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument panel, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
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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