BMW of North America – Improperly Installed Head Air Bags

BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 X7 xDrive40i and X7 xDrive50i vehicles. The driver and passenger head air bags may not have been properly aligned with the trim during installation.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190523
NHTSA ID 19V386000
Consequence Summary The head air bags may be impaired during deployment, increasing the risk of injury.
Corrective Action BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, reinstall the head air bags, free of charge. The recall began July 18, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Recall Code NR (Not Reported)
Potentially Affected 1822
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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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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