Illustrative photo | source Alpina

BMW Alpina B3 (2002 – 2006)

Published on 18 December 2015

The inflator of the driver’s airbag may rupture when the airbag is activated if it has been exposed to high humidity over a number of years. If the inflator ruptures, metal parts may be expelled and cause serious or even fatal injuries.

The recall affects vehicles produced between January 2002 to August 2006.

Source: Alert A12/1660/15


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Type of alert
Production periodI. 2002 - VIII. 2006
Type/number of modelBMW ALPINA B3 3,3 / B3 S
Country of originGermany
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2015-12-18 08:08:59

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.

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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.

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