It will take far less of my time than having the dealer do it, given transportation and waiting time, but it is tempting just on the principle of making them right this wrong. The fire melted the latch mechanism and we had to pry up a corner of the hood with a crow bar to spray the engine compartment with a fire extinguisher. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. Back on topic; no letter yet. Hazard: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants. If that's the case, and the black wire isn't tapped with an alternate grounding wire, you need to either take it in for a recall, or just fix it like most everyone else already has.
I understand the fix 'delay' for those who's lights are functioning, but for those of us without, you think they'll have parts for us right? One dealer told me I was the first person to ask the question! The fastest way to do it is to open your trunk, turn the black asterisk looking handle to the left all the way, then pull your rear housing off. I went a year trying to figure it out before I found the answers in the forum. Owner notification letters still scheduled for October. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-348 in its entirety. It's too early to submit requests for reimbursement at this time. Me too, if 20 minutes actually meant 20 minutes. Now look at the female part of the socket.
Plus, that way, maybe I'll be able to schedule the 1 hour fix for. Walked in to get some expanding rivets and gave them the serial i. Well I took it back Jan 25, 2012 and they added 1 wire to the work they already had done and I just got my refund check in the mail yesterday. I'm getting a loaner for the entire day. Supposedly 45 minutes to fix it. .
Hazard: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. Push the female connector onto the metal part of the light bulb assembly, there's two places right there for you to attach it. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-348 in its entirety. Additionally, vehicles that have had their driver side frontal air bag replaced previously as part of a recall remedy need to have their air bag replaced under this recall as well. I did have my car fixed last week, paid for it, and will just ask for money back when letter comes out. Anyway, you're on your own. Please note that the 5-series and X5 vehicles are only included if they are equipped with the optional sports steering wheel.
I'll take it to the dealer. Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects. This thread is about cars covered in the current recall. Plus, that way, maybe I'll be able to schedule the 1 hour fix for. I took my 2005 325i in for this recall since the warning light has been on for 2 years. Mike But i though it was free of charge, why is the 100-200 bucks? It's all about providing a proper, hearty ground connection to the taillamp assemblies. Squeeze the sides of it as you pull.
I know this is a rant and I'm not issuing new information to help other posters and I'm sure FastBob will chime in telling my my M56 is wierd and should be traded for a 'normal' car but regardless thank you for reading my rant. It is more than one wire to do it correct way. I pulled the boot off the wiring assy once to look and see if there was anything obvious but didn't see anything then. Hazard: In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of either of the frontal air bags, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants. According to this document, it looks like it only affects sedans. Those vehicles were mistakenly identified as including the air bags that are subject to this recall.
Note: this recall supersedes recall 14v-348 in its entirety. New pins with wire tails. We hope our site will help with selecting of a reliable and safe car. And I have replaced the alternator. Correction: Dealers will replace both rear brake rotors. My question is this; my right rear turn signal doesn't work, my right rear brake light doesn't work. The wiring and electrical connectors for the system that controls air flow for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat.
Thanks in advance, Milkyway1977 Hi, just saw this, but I have a 2002 330ci. The car has only 56,000 miles and am skeptical that I may be replacing stuff unnessessarily. Interim notices are expected to be mailed early in July. Edit: I see the info in post 63. Release hose on right side was disconnected. Note: This recall supersedes recall 14V-348 in its entirety.
Bmw said my bulbs all needed replaced. Since your car is an E60, you can post to that forum and ask the question. All of which were functioning just fine, but fixed under recall campaign while I was at the dealer for other service. Hmm, I think I might have bought an extra connector housing for the left side when I fixed the right side spastic turn signal , along with some wires and connectors. I dont suppose I could ever prove it but I can't afford this kind of work right now.