2001 BMW 525IA Recall - Recall ID 41827

2001 BMW 525IA Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V421000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: BMW 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: 525IA 
Model Year: 2001 
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Mfg Component Desc: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE 
Mfg Involved in Recall: BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE 
Manufacture Dates: 01-01-01 through 08-31-01 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 23,000 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 11-10-03 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC 
Report Recieved Date: 10-24-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-30-03 
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A MICROPROCESSOR IN THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE, WHICH ACTIVATES THE FRONT AIR BAGS, THE SIDE AIR BAGS, THE FRONT SEAT SAFETY BELT PRETENSIONERS, AND THE BATTERY SAFETY TERMINAL, MAY HAVE A MALFUNCTION THAT COULD LEAD TO AN UNINTENDED ACTIVATION OF ONE OR MORE OF THESE COMPONENTS. 
Consequence Summary: UNEXPECTED DEPLOYMENT OF THE AIR BAG(S) COULD CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY IF AN OCCUPANT IS TOO CLOSE TO THE DEPLOYING AIR BAG(S). IN ADDITION, THE BATTERY SAFETY TERMINAL MAY ALSO BE ACTIVATED. IF THAT HAPPENS, THE STARTER CABLE WOULD BECOME DISCONNECTED FROM THE BATTERY, AND THE ENGINE COULD NOT BE RESTARTED. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG CONTROL MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER10, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117. 
Notes: CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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2001 BMW 525IA Recall - Recall ID 41827 for BMW 525IA AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

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