The door may unexpectedly open due to road or driving conditions or occupant contact with the door. The sudden opening may result in occupant ejection or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Latches/Locks/Linkages — Doors — Latch

Date Announced
MAY 18, 2017
Vehicles Affected
45,484
NHTSA Campaign #
17V328000
Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2005-2008 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li, and B7 Alpina vehicles equipped with both the Comfort Access and Soft Close Automatic options. In these vehicles, the doors may appear to be closed and latched, but, in fact, may inadvertently open.
Actions
The remedy is currently under development. Interim notices were mailed to owners July 17, 2017 informing them of the safety defect. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy is ready. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
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