BMW of North America – Rear Center Headrest may Fold in a Crash

BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling one 2020 M340i and one M340i xDrive vehicle. Due to improper welding, the rear center headrest may fold in the event of a rear impact crash.

Affected models:

Report Received Date 20190814
NHTSA ID 19V600000
Consequence Summary If the headrest folds down in a crash, there would be an increased risk of injury.
Corrective Action BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear center headrest, free of charge. The recall began August 28, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Recall Code NR (Not Reported)
Potentially Affected 2
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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What the owner should do?

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