Recall - BMW ( 20V243000 )

Head Air Bag Inflator Humidity Exceeds Specs

In the event of a crash of sufficient severity, deployment of the head air bag may be impaired and/or the igniter could separate from the inflator, increasing the risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V243000 Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC Components AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected 33

Summary BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i and 540i xDrive and 2017-2018 530e xDrive vehicles. Prior exposure to excessive levels of humidity within the driver and passenger head air bag inflators may affect the proper deployment of the head air bags.

Remedy BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the left or right head air bag, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 22, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.