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RECALL; 2008-2011 BMW 1 Series


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Vehicle Make / Model: BMW / 1 SERIES
Model Year(s): 2008-2011

Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC Mfr's Report Date: JUN 08, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V254000 N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Potential Number of Units Affected:

Summary: BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2011 1-SERIES VEHICLES. IN A CRASH OF SUFFICIENT SEVERITY, DEPLOYMENT OF THE FRONT PRE-TENSIONER AND LOAD-LIMITER OCCURS.

Consequence: THE INSULATION AROUND THE PRE-TENSIONER COULD IGNITE.

Remedy: THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY OR AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

Notes: OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .