BMW X3 2015: CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR

Make : BMW Model : X3 Year : 2015
Build Dates : 2010-07-02 - 2016-04-14
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V333000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-07-13 Date Received by ODI: 2016-05-23 Date Added to Database: 2016-05-23
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: CHILD SEAT:VEHICLE LATCH ANCHOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 188668
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain model year 2011-2017, X3 sDrive28i, X3 xDrive28i and X3 xDrive35i, vehicles manufactured July 2, 2010 to April 14, 2016, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles manufactured March 10, 2014 to March 31, 2016, and 2015-2017 x4 xDrive28i, X4 xDrive35i and X4 xDriveM40i vehicles manufactured March3, 2014 to April 15, 2016. The affected vehicles have lower anchor bars for securing child restraint seats that may become damaged when using the European-ISOFIX-type, rigid-style connector, child restraint system.
Consequence:
      Damaged lower anchor bars may increase the child's risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will weld a reinforcing bracket to the lower anchor bars and the vehicle body, free of charge. The recall began on July 13, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.