BMW to recall 230,117 vehicles due to Takata air bags

by SpeedLux
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BMW stated on Friday it would recall 230,117 cars and sport utility vehicles in the United States that might have been fitted with defective air-bag inflators made by Takata Corp.

The automobiles were being brought in for checks again as they might have had an air bag replaced with a Takata inflator after a crash or in a former recall, BMW stated, including this belonged to a larger recall of 900,000 automobiles revealed in 2015.

The cars were originally developed with inflators made by another company, BMW stated.

Takata is presently responsible for the largest auto recall in history. Having recalled 40 million vehicles across 12 vehicle brands for “airbags that could explode and potentially send shrapnel into the face and body of both the driver and front seat passenger”.

BMW stated the recall covers particular X5 SUVs between 2001-2002, some 3 Series between 2000-2002 and some 5 Series between 2001-2003.

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