Recall Alert: 3,500 2016-2017 BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce Vehicles

2017 BMW 640i
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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 3,500 model-year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive and M4 cars; X1 sDrive28i and X1 xDrive28i SUVs; i3 plug-in hatchbacks; i8 plug-in hybrid sports cars; Mini Cooper Clubman, Cooper S Clubman, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Cooper, Cooper S and John Cooper Works cars; Rolls-Royce Dawn luxury convertibles; and model-year 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d cars

The Problem: Seat-mounted side airbag inflator initiators may fail to ignite during a crash, causing the seat-mounted airbag not to deploy and increasing the risk of an injury.

The Fix: BMW will notify owners and dealers will replace the airbag modules for free.

What Owners Should Do: BMW will begin notifying owners Feb. 6. Owners can call the automaker at 800-525-7417, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to to check your vehicle identification number and learn more.

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

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