How do I know if my BMW has a recall?
For general information regarding recalls, please call the BMW Recall Hotline at (800) 525-7417. Please allow up to 30 days after completion of a recall on you vehicle for this data to be updated.
Do BMW have Takata airbags?
May 27, 2021: BMW recalls 4,511 3 Series cars from 1999-2001 equipped with Non-Azide Driver airbag Inflators (NADI) manufactured by Takata. These vehicles are equipped with driver-side air bag inflators that were previously inspected, but not replaced under recall numbers 19V-851, 19V852, or 19V-853.
What BMW’s are being recalled?
BMW Is Recalling 180,000 Cars In UK Over Air-Con Fire Risk Owners of around 180,000 first-generation (E8x) BMW 1 Series cars built between 2004 and 2011 are now being contacted; however, due to limited parts, they may have to wait another four to eight weeks before a date for repairs can be arranged.
Is BMW recall free?
Will it cost me anything? No. BMW is issuing replacement parts free of charge.
Do BMW recalls expire?
As a general rule, recalls have no expiration date. If you buy a used car and only later discover an open recall, you are entitled to the repair even though you were not the owner at the time of the recall. Once the vehicle reaches 10 years of age, the manufacturer may charge a fee for the repair.
Why does BMW explode?
Because fuel lines are typically high pressure, when they are damaged or ruptured you risk spraying highly combustible fuel around the car or engine bay. This can cause deadly fires or explosions.
How do I know if my airbags are faulty?
Visit NHTSA.gov/recalls to find out if your car or truck is under recall. Search using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your search result will tell you if your car or truck is included in this recall or any other safety recall.
What airbags are being recalled?
Tens of millions of vehicles with Takata air bags are under recall. Long-term exposure to high heat and humidity can cause these air bags to explode when deployed.
How long does BMW airbag recall take?
This repair may take approximately two hours; however, additional time may be required depending upon your BMW center’s schedule. The repair will be performed free of charge by your authorized BMW center.
How long does a airbag recall take to fix?
How Long Will Repairs Take? Each recalled group of vehicles is expected to take 2.5 years to repair, according to NHTSA. So if the final Takata recalls are announced in 2020, it won’t be until late 2022 or early 2023 until it’s all over.
What happens if you miss a recall on your car?
There is no time limit on getting a recall fixed, and most dealers should honor the recall and fix your car free of charge. The only exception is if your vehicle is older than ten years at the time of the recall, the dealer may not fix the vehicle for free.
Are BMW safe in a crash?
BMW NHTSA Crash Test Ratings The 2022 BMW X1, X3 and 3 Series vehicles earned 5-Star Overall Safety Ratings, which means they performed well in frontal, side and rollover crash tests.