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Old 08-14-2008, 04:41 AM
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW will recall around 150,000 vehicles in North America to fix a possible defect that may keep the front passenger airbag from opening in a crash, the world's biggest premium carmaker said on Thursday.
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The voluntary recall concerns the front passenger airbag seat sensor mat in certain 2004-2006 model year vehicles, a company spokesman in Munich said.

U.S. traffic safety regulators had referred to 200,000 such vehicles, but the spokesman said 50,000 of them had already received new mats that function properly.

"It is definitely only a problem for the U.S. and Canadian markets," the spokesman added, noting those two countries required sensors to detect if a baby seat or a grown person was occupying the passenger seat.....Continued on the link
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Old 08-18-2008, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by irony' post='646417' date='Aug 14 2008, 10:41 PM
http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20080814/bs_nm/bmw_recall_dc



FRANKFURT (Reuters) - BMW will recall around 150,000 vehicles in North America to fix a possible defect that may keep the front passenger airbag from opening in a crash, the world's biggest premium carmaker said on Thursday.
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The voluntary recall concerns the front passenger airbag seat sensor mat in certain 2004-2006 model year vehicles, a company spokesman in Munich said.

U.S. traffic safety regulators had referred to 200,000 such vehicles, but the spokesman said 50,000 of them had already received new mats that function properly.

"It is definitely only a problem for the U.S. and Canadian markets," the spokesman added, noting those two countries required sensors to detect if a baby seat or a grown person was occupying the passenger seat.....Continued on the link
What a bummer , hope no one here has any problems with their airbags not deploying
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My 04 545 has a light on top that say my passenger side air bag is off...
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Could someone explain to me what the 10th paragraph in this article means?
http://www.wtop.com/?nid=34&sid=1459060
To respond to the problem, BMW said it would extend the warranty to 10 years without any mileage limit for the following vehicles: 2006 6 Series, 2006 3 Series with standard seat, 2004-2005 Z4, 2004-2006 7 Series, 2006 X5, and 2004-2006 5 Series with comfort seats
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