BMW 525Xi (2006) – 13V564000

Defect Description For Recall

BMW Of North America Llc (BMW) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2006 325I, 325Xi, 330I, 330Xi Sedans And 325Xi Sports Wagons, Model Year 2007 328I, 328Xi, 335I, 335Xi Sedans And 328I And 328Xi Sports Wagons, Model Year 2006-2007 525I, 525Xi, 530I, 530Xi, 550I Sedans And 530Xi Sports Wagons, Model Year 2006 760I Sedans, Model Year 2006-2007 750I, 750Li, And 760Li Sedans, And Model Year 2006 X5 Sports Activity Vehicles, Equipped With Certain Seat Types. The Front Passenger Seat Occupant DeteCTIon Mat That Determines If And How The Passenger Frontal Air Bag Should Deploy In A Crash May Fatigue And Develop Cracks Which Could Lead To A System Failure.

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Air BAGS:Sensor:Occupant Classification

Effect Of Defect

Should The System Fail, In The Event Of A Crash, The Front Passenger Air Bag Would Be DeActivated, Increasing The Risk Of Personal Injury.

Fix Defect

BMW Will Notify Owners With An Interim Notification Letter In January 2014 Since Parts Are Not Currently Available. When Parts Are Available, BMW Sent A Second Letter In August And Dealers Will Repair The Occupant DeteCTIon Mat To Eliminate The Possibility That It May Crack, Free Of Charge. Additionally, Owners Of Model Year 2006-2007 3 Series With Standard Seats, 5 Series With Comfort Seats, And Z4 Models, Will Receive An Extended Warranty On Their Front Passenger Seat Occupant DeteCTIon Mat. Owners May Contact BMW Customer Relations At 1-800-525-7417 Or Email BMW At Customerrelations@BMWusa.Com.

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BMW Of North America, Llc

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BMW Of North America, Llc

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Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard