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Published on 07. 09. 2021
Due to a production defect affecting the instrument panel, the passenger airbag may not function properly. This will increase the risk of injury in the event of an accident.
The BMW X5 vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 21 May 2019 and 29 April 2021.
BMW recall code: 0051270500, 0051280500
Affected models: X5
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): n/a
Source: Rapex Alert 35/2021 A12/01263/21
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.