BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may well protect against the air bag on the front passenger side of the automobiles from deploying in a crash.
The issue impacts the 2005 to 2008 models of the Mini Cooper and Cooper S. BMW says the air bag may well not work correctly since of a flam that may possibly protect against the vehicles’ mat detection technique from sensing a passenger sitting in the front seat.
BMW told the National Highway Targeted traffic Security Administration that it has been notified of a single minor injury linked to the defect.
To repair the challenge, BMW will replace the detection mat in the impacted models for absolutely free. The recall will start May 1.
Automobile owners can get additional information and facts at 1-888-327-4236 or http://www.safercar.gov .
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