2016 BMW M5 Recalls

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Campaign Number: 

15V718000

Report Date: 

October 29, 2015

Components: 

SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

Vehicles Affected: 

7162

Summary: 

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 535d xDrive, M5, 550i, 550i xDrive, and 535d sedans. The affected vehicles have an inboard lower anchor for child restraints on the left rear seat that may have been bent downwards, preventing the child seat from fully engaging both lower anchors. As such, these vehicles may fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 225, Child Restraint Anchorage Systems.

Consequence Summary: 

If the child seat is not properly attached to the lower anchors, it can increase the child's risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Corrective Summary: 

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, repair the inboard lower anchor on the left rear seat, free of charge. The recall began on December 28, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

Manufacture Dates: 

December 31, 1969

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