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BMW recalls BMW i3s and MINI Cooper Hardtops

BMW i | September 3rd, 2014 by 3
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BMW of North America is recalling 27 model year BMW i3 vehicles manufactured March 31, 2014, and 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop vehicles manufactured from February …

BMW of North America is recalling 27 model year BMW i3 vehicles manufactured March 31, 2014, and 2014 MINI Cooper Hardtop vehicles manufactured from February 2, 2014 to May 30, 2014.

The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with an air bag inflator that was not assembled correctly. This could cause failure of the the air bag to deploy properly in the event of an accident.

Improper deployment in the event of a crash could increase the risk of injury to the passengers and driver.

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BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

  • cohenfive

    27 cars?

    • http://www.bmwblog.com Horatiu B.

      Yes

  • Efoza

    That just tells you that they have only sold 27 of these ugly non BMW looking, feeling and driving BMWs!

    I say not recall but simply abandon the i3 production and let’s go back to making proper BMWs.

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