2015 BMW I3 Air Bags Frontal Recall

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2015 BMW I3 Air Bags Frontal Recall

 NHTSA Recall #126717
NHTSA Compaign #17V720000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerBMW of North America, LLC
 Model Year2015
 Date of notification12/01/18
 Begin date of manufacuring01/09/13
 End date of manufacturing14/11/17
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorOVSC
 Report received16/11/17
 Report created17/11/17
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number208
Estimated number of affected units32000
 Defect summaryBmw of north america, llc (bmw) is recalling certain 2014-2018 bmw i3 electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Unbelted, small adult, drivers may be at a higher risk of neck injury in the event of a frontal crash. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 208, "occupant crash protection."
 Consequence summaryDuring a frontal impact, unbelted, small adult, drivers could be at a higher risk of neck injury.
 Corrective actionBmw will notify owners, and dealers will update the driver air bag control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin january 8, 2018. Owners may contact bmw customer service at the dedicated i3 recall number 1-855-269-3361.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.



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