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May 16, 2003

BMW Has Recalled the 2003 325i, 325Ci and M3

(SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the following information.

Models: BMW 325i Year: 2003
BMW 325Ci Year: 2003
BMW 330i Year: 2003
BMW M3 Year: 2003

Number Potentially Involved: 13,100

Dates of Manufacture: August – November 2002

Defect: On certain passenger vehicles, the window lifting anti-pinching device might not function properly, and occupants could be pinched by a window that is being closed.

Remedy: Dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the electronic control unit for the window lifting anti-pinching device. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification is expected to begin during May 2003. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

[NHTSA Recall No. 03V160].

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.