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  NHTSA Recall 19V016000

NHTSA Campaign Id 19V016000; Date: Jan. 14, 2019

an inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

icon1 Recalled Vehicles:

2015 BMW X1 Sav

Component: Air Bags:frontal:driver Side Inflator Module

Manufactured by: Bmw Of North America, Llc

Affected Units:: 12,880

icon3 Recall Summary:

bmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain 2015 x1 sdrive28i, x1 xdrive28i, and x1 xdrive35i vehicles. these vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the driver frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment, that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.

icon2 How to Fix:

bmw will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin march 4, 2019. owners may contact bmw customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

icon4 Recall 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.

Also see:

All recalls of BMW vehicles.

More recall documents on nhtsa.gov.