WASHINGTON (AP) - BMW is recalling 200,000 vehicles over
concerns that the front passenger air bag may not work in a crash.
The German automaker says the recall involves the 2006 3 Series,
the 2004-2006 5 Series, and the 2004-2006 X3 compact sport utility
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that
small cracks could develop in a seat detection mat and lead to the
front passenger air bags being deactivated.
It would also turn on the passenger air bag "on-off" light.
NHTSA (NIT'-suh) says the head protection system would not be
The company said last month there had been no injuries or
accidents tied to the problem.
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