Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture – 2017 BMW X5

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V189
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 36

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture

If the inflator cannot vent properly, the inflator may rupture, resulting in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants and causing serious injury or death.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, Inc. (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 X5 sDrive35i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d, and X5 xDrive40e vehicles.

These vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag modules using certain air bag inflators that may not vent properly in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag.

 

Remedy

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

The recall began on March 20, 2017.

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

 

Notes

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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