BMW 4 Series US (2019)

Production: 2/2019 - 5/2019 | Problems / tags:   

BMW-4-Series-recall-knee-airbags
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Problem Description

The knee airbags may be defective. This could lead to inadequate inflation of the knee airbags in the event of an accident, increasing the risk of injury.

The BMW 4 Series US version models affected by this recall were manufactured between February 2019 and May 2019.

BMW recall code: 0072040200

Source: Rapex Alert 27/2019 A12/0966/19




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What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you’ll need the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) for your car – this is a 17 characters code that appears on the chassis plate of your car or – on most UK-registered cars – in the bottom-left corner of your windscreen.

You should make contact with a BMW dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details. Usually that’ll be your nearest franchised dealership, or ‘main dealer’ as they’re sometimes known.

If you wish fully comprehensive vehicle check, with more than 80 data points about the history of the car, then we suggest going to HPI-Check, which provides information on a specific vehicle using also the vehicle registration number.

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering your car registration number; it will also reveal your car’s current MOT status.

This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX notifications.


Check also our UK Recalls database
UK Recalls - BMW
Published by RAPEX 5. 7. 2019
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type City Car
Production period 2/2019 - 5/2019
Type/number of model US versions
Country of origin Germany
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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