May 16, 2003
BMW Has Recalled the 2003 325i, 325Ci and M3
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
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].
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
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
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
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