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Recall: No. 1 of 22
Recall Ref: R1999/048
Exact Model: (E46) New 3 Series
Description: BRAKE PEDAL TO SERVO LINK SECURING CLIP MAY NOT HAVE BEEN FITTED PROPERLY
VIN: VARIOUS
Build Date: September 1998 to 14 April 1999
Numbers: 16646
Defect: The connection between the brake pedal and the brake servo is secured by a clip. If this clip is not fitted properly this connection could become loose, depending on the frequency and intensity of the load on the brake pedal. Should this happen, it is no longer possible to brake.
Action: Check the clip at the connection between the brake pedal and the brake servo for correct seating, and replace if necessary.
Launch Date: 25 May 1999
   
Recall: No. 2 of 22
Recall Ref: R1999/047
Exact Model: (E46) New 3 Series
Description: POSSIBLE UNSCHEDULED DEPLOYMENT OF SIDE AIRBAGS AND ACTIVATION OF BATTERY ISOLATOR SWITCH
VIN: VARIOUS
Build Date: September 1998 to 14 April 1999
Numbers: 16646
Defect: In certain driving conditions it is possible for the side airbags and the battery terminal, (safety isolation switch), to trigger when this is not necessary, i.e. when no accident has occurred.
Action: Recall the affected vehicles and recode the airbag control unit.
Launch Date: 25 May 1999
   
Recall: No. 3 of 22
Recall Ref: R/2009/065
Exact Model: 1 Series, 3 Series
Description: FRONT SIDE AIRBAG OR SEAT BELT TENSIONER MAY NOT OPERATE CORRECTLY
VIN:
Build Date: 23 May 2008 to 21 July 2008
Numbers: 1756
Defect: It has been identified that, due to faulty crimping of the component parts of the airbag wiring harness and seat belt tensioner, the side airbag or seatbelt tensioner may not trigger in the vent of a collision.
Action: Recalled vehicles will have the harness checked and repaired as necessary.
Launch Date: 30 June 2009
   
 

Manufacturer contact details:
BMW (GB) Ltd
Ellisfield Avenue, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 4TA
(01344) 426565
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