BMW 5 SERIES 1997: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : BMW Model : 5 SERIES Year : 1997
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 06E023000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-05-09 Date Received by ODI: 2006-03-13 Date Added to Database: 2006-03-14
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 292000
Summary:
      CERTAIN ANZO COMBINATION HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS WHICH FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence:
      WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
Remedy:
      ANZO WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE HEADLAMPS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN MAY 9, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT ANZO USA AT 909-468-3688.
Report Initiator: OVSC E Report
Regulation Part Number: 571 Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES MANUFACTURED BY ANZO AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY: 1-800-424-9153'; OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.