BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, X5 Passenger car

Recall published
2017-02-27
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
3 Series, 5 Series, X5
Product description
Passenger car
Risk
If the driver's airbag is deployed, the inflator might burst if it was subject to high air humidity, high temperatures and substantial temperature fluctuations over a number of years. This may result in the ejection of metal parts, which could cause injury or death to the driver and the passengers.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
The vehicles concerned were produced between July 1999 and January 2003. Only vehicles for which the inflator of the driver's airbag has been exchanged as part of a service are affected.
Model number
Type-approvals: e1*98/14*0097, *0144, *0167, *0112, *0146, *0150, *0028, *0111, *0153
E1*2001/116*0144, *0167, *0112, *0146, *0150, *0282, *0153
E9*98/14*0022*
Types: 346L
346X
346K
346C
346R, M346
5/D, M539, X53
346PL
5/DS
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
A12/0266/17
Category
Automotive
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany

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