BMW X3 2019: SEATS

Make : BMW Model : X3 Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-05-29 - 2018-06-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V563000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-09-27 Date Received by ODI: 2019-07-31 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-01
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 20
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2018-2019 X3 sDrive30i, xDrive30i and M40i and 2019 X4 xDrive30i and M40i vehicles. The front seatback frames may have been improperly welded, allowing the seatback to unexpectedly fold forward or rearward.
Consequence:
      In the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury if the seatback folds forward or rearward.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front seats, free of charge. The recall began September 27, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service 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.