Recall Alert: 2010 BMW X5 and X6

Posted: February 17, 2010

BMW is recalling certain model year 2010 X5 and X6 sport activity vehicles manufactured between December 14, 2009 and December 16, 2009, in order to correct a defect that could make affect safety in a rollover crash.

In a recall notice filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the automaker explains, “In the upper right area of the windshield, bonding may be insufficient over a length of approximately 50 cm. … In the case of a rollover, the stability of the roof could be affected increasing the risk of injuries.

BMW has not yet explained how it plans to fix the problem, or when owners can expect to receive a recall notice in the mail.  Conerned owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.SaferCar.gov.

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