BMW is Recalling over 390,000 Cars because of a Problem with the Airbag Inflator

More than 390,000 BMW cars in the US are being recalled by BMW of North America due to airbag inflators that have the potential to blow up and cause fatalities or serious injuries.

According to the agency, a sport or M-sport steering wheel fitted with a Takata inflator may have been used in place of the original one.

According to the NHTSA, if the inflator bursts, the driver or other car occupants might be seriously injured or killed by jagged metal pieces.

According to the most recent report, BMW has not received any reports of any incidents or injuries in the United States that may be connected to this problem.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, certain 2006–2011 3 Series Sedan (324i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi), 2006–2012 3 Series Sportswagon (325xi, 328i, 328xi), and 2009–2011 3 Series Sedan (335d) vehicles are among the 394,029 vehicles that are part of the recall.

If necessary, BMW dealers will check and repair the driver’s air bag module at no cost to you.

On August 23, owner notification letters are anticipated to be mailed. Owners of vehicles can reach the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or BMW customer care at 1-800-525-7417.