BMW Australia has recalled X5 and X6 fashions offered in 2013 to substitute the driving force (and passenger, in some instances) airbag inflator.
The corporate says steel fragments may shoot out of the Takata airbag inflators lately put in in affected automobiles, inflicting “serious injury or fatality” within the procedure.
All the inflators on this recall are classed as ‘beta’ – much less unhealthy than ‘alpha’ inflators, however nonetheless wanting alternative.
A complete of 2082 automobiles are integrated within the motive force airbag recall, whilst 2085 require a brand new passenger airbag inflator. The VIN listing for the driving force and passenger inflator remembers are related.
BMW will touch homeowners of the affected automobiles, and advise them to take their automobiles to a broker for a repair. Concerned homeowners can take a look at if their automobiles are integrated right here, or name 1800 813 299 for more info.
Faulty Takata airbags were related to 19 deaths globally, together with one in Australia, in conjunction with some 200 accidents.
While 12 producers have already issued recall notices for round 2.five million automobiles in Australia, the federal government needs additional motion to be taken.
Owners who suppose their car may well be affected will have to take a look at to see if their unit’s make, type and car id quantity (VIN) are indexed at the Product Safety Australia website online.
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2013 BMW X5 and X6 added to Takata recall