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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
79,000 miles

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2008 BMW 128 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 BMW 128 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 012014


  • 79,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 BMW 128I. While driving approximately 55 mph, the air bag light illuminated. The vehicle was diagnosed and repaired by an independent mechanic. The front safety belt retractor unit was replaced; however, the air bag light continued to illuminate. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The contact was notified of NHTSA campaign number: 13V044000 (electrical system). The approximate failure mileage was 79,000.

- Abingdon, VA, USA

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