BMW of North America – Driver’s Seat and Seat Belt Bolts may be Loose

BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 X5 xDrive40i and xDrive50i vehicles. The attachment bolts for the driver’s seat and/or seat belt may not have been properly tightened.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190213
NHTSA ID 19V096000
Consequence Summary The improperly tightened bolts can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Corrective Action BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the attachment bolts for the driver's seat and seat belt, and torque them to the correct specifications, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began April 9, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Recall Code NR (Not Reported)
Potentially Affected 68
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
Recall Link Go to Recall (

What the owner should do?

You can check if your specific car is affected by a recall by entering your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the NHTSA website. The VIN is a unique code that identifies your vehicle and can be found on your car's registration, insurance documents, or near the base of the windshield on the driver's side.

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