BMW 525xi Recalls
There has been 1 recall on 525xi vehicles in recent years. The latest, dated 2017-07-07 and published by the NHTSA on 2017-08-01, was due to a problem with the passenger occupant classification system. Approximately 2158 vehicles were involved. Since 2006, 525xi's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the air bags. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for BMW 525xi
|2013-11-18||(Published by NHTSA on 2013-12-14)|
|Recall Summary:||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.|
|Hazard:||Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury.|
|Remedy:||BMW will notify owners with an interim notification letter in January 2014 since parts are not currently available. When parts are available, anticipated to be in March 2014, BMW will send a second letter 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.|
|Additional Info:||Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.