MINI CLUBMAN 2017: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Make : MINI Model : CLUBMAN Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-08-19 - 2016-07-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V553000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-09-09 Date Received by ODI: 2016-07-25 Date Added to Database: 2016-07-25
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7810
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 MINI Clubman vehicles manufactured August 19, 2015, through July 14, 2016. The side curtain air bags for the front seat occupants may deploy in the intended positions in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."
Consequence:
      If a side curtain air bag does not inflate as intended in the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury to the front seat occupants.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the driver and passenger side curtain air bag covers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 12, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations"bmwusa.com.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 226
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.