Safety Belt Assemblies Safety Recall 17V-507 – 2018 BMW 4 Series

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V507
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 67

 

Seat Belt may not Restrain in a Crash

If the vehicle has an incompatible vehicle-sensitive locking mechanism, the seat belt may not restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, and M4 convertible vehicles.

The Emergency Locking Retractors (ELR) within the front seat belt assemblies may have been produced with incompatible vehicle-sensitive locking mechanism housings.

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Right-Side Swingarm Pivot Pin Bolts May Loosen – 2014-2017 BMW R NINE T

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V502
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,368

 

Right-Side Swingarm Pivot Pin Bolts May Loosen

If the right-side pivot pin loosens, the handling and stability of the motorcycle may be affected, increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 R NINE T motorcycles. The bolts that connect the right-side swingarm pivot pin to the frame may loosen.

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Driver’s Front Air Bag Module Safety Recall 17V-495 – 2012-2013 BMW

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V495
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,785

 

Incorrectly Welded Driver Air Bag Inflator

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator housing could separate from the base plate and result in metal striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC. (BMW) is recalling certain 2012-2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i, X3 xDrive35i, and M6 Convertible vehicles and 2013 M6 Coupe vehicles.

The affected vehicles have a driver’s frontal air bag inflator that may have been improperly welded.

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Front Wheel Rim may be Missing Markings/FMVSS 120 – 2017 BMW C650 GT & C Evolution

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V467
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected 37

 

Front Wheel Rim may be Missing Markings/FMVSS 120

Since the rim is not marked with the rim size and the DOT designation, a tire of the incorrect size may be installed on this rim, affecting the handling of the scooter and increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution scooters for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, “Wheels and rims-other than passenger cars.”

The front rims may not be marked with the required rim type and the DOT designation.

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Brake Light may not Illuminate/FMVSS 108 – 2014-2017 BMW R1200RT Police

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V488
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 911

 

Brake Light may not Illuminate/FMVSS 108

If the brake light does not illuminate, other drivers may not know that the motorcycle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 R1200RT Police motorcycles.

While being used in a special operating mode, the brake lights on these motorcycles may not illuminate when the brakes are applied.

As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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