Seat Mounted Air Bags may not Deploy – 2016-2017 BMW, Rolls-Royce & Mini

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V914
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 3,506


Seat Mounted Air Bags may not Deploy

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.



BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles.

The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.



BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin February 6, 2017.

Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.



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


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