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Recall Alert: 2014-2016 Mini Hardtop, 2014-2015 BMW i3

16_Mini_Cooper_S_Recall.jpg 2016 Mini Hardtop; | Manufacturer image

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,100 model-year 2014-16 Mini Hardtop two-door models; model-year 2015-16 Mini Hardtop John Cooper Works models and Mini Hardtop four-door models; and model-year 2014-2015 BMW i3 electric hatchbacks

The Problem: Due to a manufacturing error, the front passenger airbag may not deploy properly in a low-speed crash, increasing the risk of an injury to the front seat passenger.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the frontal passenger airbag module for free.

What Owners Should Do: Mini and BMW will begin notifying owners on Nov. 20. Owners can call Mini at 866-825-1525 or BMW at 800-525-7417 for more info. Owners can also call the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236, or go to www.safercar.gov.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Cars.com Service & Repair to find your local dealer.

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