BMW X5 2013: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL

Make : BMW Model : X5 Year : 2013
Build Dates : 2006-12-20 - 2013-06-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V017000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-03-14 Date Received by ODI: 2019-01-14 Date Added to Database: 2019-01-31
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 83016
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M vehicles, 2008-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6 M vehicles, 2009-2013 X5 xDrive35d vehicles and 2010-2011 X6 ActiveHybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
      An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began March 14, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Report Initiator: ODI 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.