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7.2

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,800 miles

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2011 BMW 128 seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2011 BMW 128 Owner Comments

problem #15

Nov 172016

128

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2011 BMW 128I. The contact recieved notification of NHTSA campaign number; 16V071000 (air bags). The part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Fort Wayne, IN, USA

problem #14

Nov 152016

128

  • 58,000 miles
My car had a passenger restraint malfunction that rendered the passenger airbag inoperative.

- Barrington, IL, USA

problem #13

Mar 012016

128 6-cyl

  • miles
I received a recall notice from BMW in March 2016, warning of a dangerous defect in the driver's front airbag. My BMW center has not remedied the defect as of yet, Oct, 2016, unreasonable. I am very uncomfortable driving this BMW, will not carry passengers and put them in danger. I do not have an alternate vehicle to drive to work. As always, I am an attentative, defensive driver. I cannot control the other crazy, stupid, careless, wreckless drivers out there. In July 2013, my 2009 Audi A4 was T-boned, totaled, I suffered a severely broken collar bone, all while I was sitting stationary, at a red light. "at fault" driver making a left turn, giant SUV driver who hit him and totaled my car, definitely speeding and probably texting while driving. My airbags deployed - thankfully no metal daggers shot out !!!! please get on BMW about this! before someone suffers "serious injury or death" !!!!!!! thank you

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

problem #12

Mar 012016

128

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Recall campaign no. 16V-071: Driver's front air bag module, this is a dangerous situation, not resolved by BMW. Airbag could shoot metal fragments into driver and passenger, resulting in serious injury or death, in the case of inflation. Not comfortable driving myself or passengers in this bwm. Recall received in March 2016, still no parts, not replaced, still forced to drive in a dangerous car.

- Alpharetta, GA, USA

problem #11

Feb 152016

128

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 BMW 128I. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V071000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The VIN was invalid. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Newport Beach, CA, USA

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problem #10

Mar 012016

128

  • miles
Takata recall notice from BMW is dated and was received in March 2016. Called BMW customer relations number 800-525-7417 several times since March with the same reply that BMW has no parts and doesn't know any more. It is now the end of September, 2016 with no resolution and a potentially dangerous situation still exists. This is terrible customer service from a well known car manufacturer, leaving customers to either not drive their car for an undeterminable time or risk the hazard of a deadly explosion of a known faulty air bag. Please advise at once any remedy! debbie shapiro

- Midlothian, VA, USA

problem #9

Mar 012016

128

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. This is taking way too long to resolve for affected BMW vehicles.

- Miami, FL, USA

problem #8

Aug 192016

128

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 BMW 128I. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V071000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 10/13/16

- Orlando, FL, USA

problem #7

May 292016

128

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 BMW 135I. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 16V071000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Plymouth, MA, USA

problem #6

Mar 162016

128

  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 BMW 128I. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V071000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Manakin Fabot, VA, USA

problem #5

Mar 052016

128

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2011 BMW 128I. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V071000 (air bags); however, part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- College Station, TX, USA

problem #4

Mar 262016

128

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2011 BMW 128I. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V071000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Powell, OH, USA

problem #3

Feb 012016

128 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
The contact owns a 2011 BMW 128I. The contact stated that the recall notice for NHTSA campaign number: 16V071000 (air bags) was received in February of 2016. After contacting the dealer and the manufacturer on multiple occasions, the contact was informed that the parts needed to repair the vehicle were still not available and no estimated time for receiving the parts could be given. The contact had not experienced a failure. Updated 08/03/16

- Tallahassee, FL, USA

problem #2

Feb 112016

128

  • 59,000 miles
Takata recall...recently had the air bag control module replaced. At a cost to me. The dealer indicated that this is not part of the recall. Is this part of the problem with takata airbags or is it seperate many thanks. Diane agan

- Ormond Beach, FL, USA

problem #1

Feb 142016

128

  • miles
Takata recall, I live in South Florida just saw my VIN in February update.I have just parked the car, as you the humidity in the sumer hear is very high. Dealer coggins BMW fort pierce says they have no idea when parts to fix will be available.please help.

- Port Saint Lucie, FL, USA

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