Illustrative photo | source BMW
Published on 08. 05. 2021
The ignition unit of the head airbag may separate from the inflator and enter the vehicle’s interior when the airbag is deployed. As a result, the inflation of the head airbag may be reduced or non-existent, increasing the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
The BMW 7-Series models affected by this recall were manufactured between 8 July 2016 and 17 October 2017.
BMW recall code: 0072140200, 0072150200, 0072160200, 0072170200
Affected models: Series 1, 5, 7, M5, Mini Countryman
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): n/a
Source: Rapex Alert 18/2021 A12/00609/21
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.
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate 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.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.