MINI COOPER 2014: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : MINI Model : COOPER Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2014-03-10 - 2015-08-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V628000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-11-25 Date Received by ODI: 2015-10-07 Date Added to Database: 2015-10-07
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6073
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper two-door vehicles, 2015-2016 MINI John Cooper Works and MINI Cooper S and MINI Cooper four-door vehicles and 2014-2015 BMW i3 vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the passenger frontal air bag may not deploy properly in a low speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence:
      In the event of a vehicle crash, an air bag that does not deploy properly increases the risk of injury to the front seat passenger.
Remedy:
      MINI and BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on November 25, 2015. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525 and BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
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.