BMW—3 Series sedans

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Product description

Campaign E46 - 00653301/0599. All Bmw 3 Series Sedans From June 1998 Production.

What are the defects?

The Side Airbags May Unexpectedly Deploy, For Example When Driving At Speed Over A Large Pothole Or Curbside. The Airbag Control Unit Needs To Be Re-programmed. Also The Clip Between The Brake Pedal And Brake May Not Have Been Installed Correctly.

What are the hazards?

Component Failure

What should consumers do?

Contact Your Bmw Dealer - It Will Take Approx 45 Minutes To Re-code The Airbag Control Unit And Examine The Brake Clip. For Further Information - Ring Bmw Access Centre Freecall 1 800 813 299.


Bmw Australia Limited

Where the product was sold


Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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