The housing of the driver’s front airbag inflator may have been incorrectly welded. In the event of a crash with airbag activation, the inflator may consequently rupture. Metal fragments created as a result could pass through the airbag, causing fatal injuries to the vehicle occupants.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
The vehicles affected were produced between July 2011 and November 2012.
Type approval numbers: e1*2007/46*0512*, e1*2007/46*0454*, e1*2007/46*0361* Types: X3, X-N1, M5/M6