BMW 540ia Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module Recall | Oct 24, 2003

2003 BMW 540ia Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module Recall | Oct 24, 2003

On Certain Passenger Vehicles, A Microprocessor In The Air Bag Control Module, Which Activates The Front Air Bags, The Side Air Bags, The Front Seat Safety Belt Pretensioners, And The Battery Safety Terminal, May Have A Malfunction That Could Lead To An Unintended Activation Of One Or More Of These Components.

Unexpected Deployment Of The Air Bag(s) Could Cause Serious Injury If An Occupant Is Too Close To The Deploying Air Bag(s). In Addition, The Battery Safety Terminal May Also Be Activated. If That Happens, The Starter Cable Would Become Disconnected From The Battery, And The Engine Could Not Be Restarted.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Air Bag Control Module. Owner Notification Began November10, 2003. Owners Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Oct 24, 2003 for 2003 BMW 540ia, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module problems.

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