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2002 BMW 5 RECALLS

2002 BMW 5

Features & Specs

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N/A
seats

2

N/A mpg city
N/A mpg hwy

3

N/A
drivetrain

4

N/A
horsepower

Reported Problems

5 Total Safety Recalls Found

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0484/19

  • Date of the problem: 22/03/2019

Owing to retrofitting of the steering wheel, certain vehicles may be equipped with a driver airbag that has a gas generator which could burst in the event of airbag activation if it has been exposed to moisture and heat cycles over time. This may result in metal parts being discharged, which could lead to injury or death of the vehicle occupants.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 2

  • Rapex alert: A12/1067/19

  • Date of the problem: 19/07/2019

The battery positive (B+) transfer point in the boot may corrode. This can result in increased contact resistance, potentially leading to malfunction of the power supply and increased risk of fire.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/00017/19

  • Date of the problem: 20/12/2019

The gas generator on the driver side airbag could burst in the event of airbag activation if it had been exposed to high air humidity, high temperatures and considerable temperature fluctuations over several years. This could result in metal parts being discharged, increasing the risk of injury of the vehicle occupants.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/1569/15

  • Date of the problem: 11/12/2015

The inflator of the driver’s airbag may rupture when the airbag is activated if it has been exposed to high humidity over a number of years. If the inflator ruptures, metal parts may be expelled and cause serious or even fatal injuries.

EU rapid alert system

  • Risk level: 1

  • Rapex alert: A12/0266/17

  • Date of the problem: 03/03/2017

If the driver’s airbag is deployed, the inflator might burst if it was subject to high air humidity, high temperatures and substantial temperature fluctuations over a number of years. This may result in the ejection of metal parts, which could cause injury or death to the driver and the passengers.

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