BMW 7 Series, 5 Series, 5 Series Gran Turismo Passenger car

Recall published
2016-11-28
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
7 Series, 5 Series, 5 Series Gran Turismo
Product description
Passenger car.
Risk
The airbag central sensor has been programmed with faulty software. In the event of an accident requiring activation of the passive safety systems, the seat-belt tensioner, front airbags and active head restraints will not be activated, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.
Measures taken
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
Barcode
Vehicles built between 2008 and 2012 are affected.
Model number
Types: 701
7L, HY, GT, K-N1
5L
5K, KL
EC type-approval numbers: e1*2001/116*0490, e1*2007/46*0276, e1*2007/46*0323, e1*2007/46*0215, e1*2007/46*0508, e1*2007/46*0363, e1*2007/46*0455, e1*KS07/46*0013
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Germany
RAPEX Reference
A12/1571/16
Category
Automotive
Risk level
Serious risk
Notifying country
Germany