BMW Group Australia Ltd — BMW E70 X5 & E71 X6

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
see attached VIN list

What are the defects?

The gas generator of the passenger front 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?

Known 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 customer can go to the BMW Group Australia website, and using their vehicle's VIN, check to see if their vehicle has an outstanding Technical Action, or an outstanding Safety Recall - https://www.bmw.com.au/offers-and-services/service/bmw-recall

Supplier
Traders who sold this product

Authorised BMW Dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 January 2007 - 31 December 2012

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure & Regional Development
Product category