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BMW recalls 2016 7 Series because airbags might not deploy


The Basics: BMW will recall 6,110 units of the 2016 7 Series, including versions of the 740 and 750 models with production dates from July 1, 2015, to December 11, 2015.

The Problem: The luxury sedans have an airbag control module that could randomly reset because of an electrical short. If a driver has an accident while the system is resetting, then the airbags might not deploy.

Injuries/Deaths: None reported.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the air bag control module.

If You Own One: The recall will begin on May 16.




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