Three BMW mannequin ranges with driver’s airbags from Takata are affected: the 2000-2006 BMW 3 Collection (E46) together with M3, the 2000-2003 5 Collection (E39) together with M5, and the 2000-2004 X5s (E53). The recall additionally covers the BMW 1 collection, X1, X3, X5 and X6 fashions made in sure years, based on the auto maker’s web site.
House owners are requested to test whether or not their autos qualify for a free restore by visiting BMW’s recall web site, or name or contact a BMW service heart for help.
Investigations into points with the Japanese airbags started within the early 2000s. The corporate pleaded responsible to prison expenses and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties in 2017, with $850 million put aside for automakers. Takata filed for chapter the identical 12 months, and remembers have continued to today.