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BMW recalling 2008MY 1- and 3-Series; plus 2009MY X5 and X6 models over safety concerns

by Jonathon Ramsey (RSS feed) on Jul 15th, 2009 at 3:58PM

A potential fault with the side airbags fitted to 2008 BMW 1- and 3-Series cars has lead to a recall notice from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Apparently, possible fitment of the wrong crimp connector can cause the airbag not to properly deploy. In a separate recall, 2009 model year BMW X5 and X6 crossovers are also being called back to dealers, as they may have been fitted with rear brake discs that don't meet specifications. In extreme cases, the flaw could cause the rear disc to break, which would obviously then hurt the vehicle's ability to stop.Unusually, the... Read More

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