BMW is warning the owners of about 90,000 older BMW vehicles in the United States not to drive then due to an increasing threat that the air bags might explode in a crash. All have drivers front air bag inflators made by Takata.
Car recalls are issued when a manufacturer or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) determines that there is a safety-related defect with a particular make and model of car. This defect can range from faulty airbags, to defective brakes, to engine problems, and more.
Model involed in the BMW recall
2000 – 2006 BMW 3 series
2000 -2003 BMW 5 Series
2000 -2004 X5
Recalls are a serious matter as they involve safety risks to drivers, passengers, and other road users. If you receive a recall notice for your vehicle, it is important to take action and have the issue addressed promptly.
In the case of BMW’s recall of 90,000 cars due to a defective airbag, it is crucial for owners to heed the warning not to drive the affected vehicles until the issue is resolved. BMW and other car manufacturers take recalls seriously and will work with owners to fix the issue free of charge. If you own an affected BMW, you should contact your local dealer or the manufacturer’s customer service line for further information on how to proceed.
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