BMW Group Australia Ltd — BMW E70 X5 & E71 X6
What are the defects?
The gas generator of the driver's airbag can malfunction if subjected to high levels of absolute air humidity.
What are the hazards?
If the gas generator explodes, metal parts may be propelled out of the airbag due to high internal pressure, potentially causing injury to the driver and/or passengers.
What should consumers do?
Owners will be contacted by BMW Group Australia Ltd or a BMW dealer. Consumers may contact an authorised BMW Service centre, or call the BMW Group Customer Interaction Centre on 1800 813 299 to arrange inspection and repair. Consumers can also contact BMW Group Australia via the BMW Group Australia website https://www.bmw.com.au.
Additionally consumers can go to the BMW Group Australia website https://www.bmw.com.au/recalls, and using either their vehicle's VIN or chassis number, check to see if their vehicle has an outstanding technical action, or an outstanding safety recall.
Authorised BMW Group Dealers
- 1 January 2007 - 31 December 2012