Weekly Recalls: BMW, Volkswagen

Weekly Recalls: BMW, Volkswagen
Recall Street Sign

BMW


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V528000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 307

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020-2021 X5 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M, X6 sDrive40i, xDrive40i, X6 M50i, X6M, X7 M50i and 2021 X5 xDrive45e vehicles. The headlamps may allow a blue light to illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlamps and, if necessary, replace them, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October, 26, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



VOLKSWAGEN


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V533000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,829

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2020 Passat vehicles. The passenger frontal air bag may have been folded incorrectly affecting its deployment force. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2020. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-888-241-2289. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69AY.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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