BMW | MINI RECALL – 2016-2017 MODELS

December 20, 2016 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 16V914000

Seat Mounted Air Bags may not Deploy

If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V914000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 3,506

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash.

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 6, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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.

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
BMW 430I 2017
BMW 440I 2017
BMW 528I 2016
BMW 535D 2016
BMW 535I 2016-2017
BMW 550I 2016
BMW 640I 2017
BMW 650I 2017
BMW I3 2017
BMW I8 2017
BMW M4 2017
BMW M5 2016
BMW M6 2017
BMW X1 SAV 2017
MINI CLUBMAN 2017
MINI COOPER 2017
MINI COOPER S 2017


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