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2010 BMW X3 Recall - Campaign #17V605000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2010 BMW X3 RECALL - #17V605000

RECALL FOR AIR BAGS : OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2010 BMW X3 2.5i, X3 3.0i and X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if, and how, the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure.

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Vehicle 2010 BMW X3
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Manufactured between 11/20/2005 - 8/31/2010
Recalled on 9/29/2017
Influenced by BMW of North America, LLC
Owners Notified on 6/18/2018
# Affected 85,302
Recalled for AIR BAGS: OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM - OCS (FRONT PASSENGER)
 
Description BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2010 BMW X3 2.5i, X3 3.0i and X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if, and how, the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure.
Consequences Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Corrective action BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat occupant detection mat, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters were mailed on November 27, 2017. A second notification letter will be sent when parts are available. 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.
See also 2010 BMW X3 Recall for ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, EXHAUST SYSTEM, EMISSION CONTROL, CRANKCASE (PCV)
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