BMW 530i Recalls
There has been 1 recall on 530i 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 2001, 530i's have experienced approximately 8 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the driver side inflator module, air bags, sensor/control module, fan and suspension. See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for BMW 530i
|2015-05-28||(Published by NHTSA on 2015-06-27)|
|Recall Summary:||BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2002-2005 325i, 325xi, 330i, and 330xi Sedans, and 325xi and 325i Sportswagons, 2002-2006 330Ci, 325Ci, and M3 Convertibles and 325i, 330i, and M3 Coupes, 2002-2003 M5, 540i, 525i Sedan, and 530i Sedans, and 540i and 525i Sportswagons, and 2003-2004 X5 3.0i and 4.4i Sports Activity Vehicles. Please note that the 5-series and X5 vehicles are only included if they are equipped with the optional sports steering wheel. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.|
|Hazard:||In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.|
|Remedy:||BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag module, free of charge. Interim notices are expected to be mailed early in July. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-348 in its entirety. Additionally, vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well.|
|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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