Steps to Make a BMW Airbag Recall Claim

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Steps to Make a BMW Airbag Recall Claim

Both new BMWs and older models are subject to recalls. You never know when one might come about, making it imperative to stay informed and stay on top of car repairs. You always want your vehicle in the best shape possible so you can drive safely.

Recalls can be for any number of parts within your vehicle. A BMW airbag recall is the most recent, with the Takata brand experiencing difficulties. Work with DoNotPay to help get your recall handled promptly, so you don't have to worry.

Where to Find Out More About BMW Recalls?

You have several options when it comes to learning about any, and all BMW recalls. First, look at the BMW website itself. This is one of the best places to go for information and begin a recall process. You can start searching recalls by VIN.

The website also gives you access to an account signup. Here, you can view your garage, check out financial services, monitor your account details, and connect to the BMW Connected app. You'll get notified about recalls when you have an account.

You also have the option of looking at Consumer Reports. In 2020, more than 350,000 vehicles were recalled due to an airbag problem. It covered a wide range of models made between 2000 and 2013. BMW's response was to fix everyone's airbags for free.

How to Make a Claim for the BMW Airbag Recall?

If you haven't yet made your airbag recall claim, you may still be able to do so. You can:

  • Contact your local BMW dealership to discuss your options
  • Call the BMW customer service line at 1-800-525-4717

The answer typically involves BMW offering a repair free of charge. You can get the recalled part fixed promptly and be on your way. Don't expect any sort of refund or significant compensation.

What BMW Recalls Have There Been in the Past?

Besides the airbag problems, BMW has had some major recalls in the past. They've experienced problems with:

  1. The 2017 i3 model
  2. A coolant leak in diesel models made between 2010 and 2017
  3. PCV valve heaters in 2017
  4. Steering wheels in 2018 and 2019 models with the Lane Assist feature

It seems 2017 was a lousy year for BMW. Since, there haven't been as many issues reported, with only a handful of models experiencing difficulties.

2022 Versions May Already Be Having Problems

Kelly Blue Book indicates some potential problems with some 2022 BMW versions. Roughly 2,577 vehicles are said to be affected so far. A few models have a license plate that isn't getting appropriately illuminated. BMW will modify the rear license plate brackets for free if your car falls under this category.

How to Check for Safety Recalls on Your BMW using DoNotPay 's Car Recall Monitor?

Whether it's used or new, it's crucial to check for recalls if you own a BMW. Driving a recalled vehicle can lead to accidents and fatalities. Through our car recall monitor, get the details you need to stay safe.

How the Car Recall Monitor Works:

  1. Enter your vehicle information, including the make, model, and year.
  2. We'll automatically check against the NHTSA database to see if your vehicle has been involved in any recalls.
  3. We'll generate a report summarizing all of the recalls, including the recalled date, NHTSA campaign number, required remediations, and more.

How to Schedule Car Dealership Appointments to repair recalled vehicles

using DoNotPay:

If your BMW has been recalled, you're entitled to a free repair! Regardless of whether it's a used or new car, you can use the DoNotPay Car Recall Repair product to schedule an appointment at your local car dealership and get your vehicle repaired.

How the Car Recall Repair Product Works:

  1. Enter your vehicle information, including the make, model, and year.
  2. Tell us about the recall and which part of the vehicle is impacted.
  3. Enter the car dealership you want to visit or let us contact the closest one near you.
  4. Enter the ideal date(s) and time(s) for which you want to schedule your appointment.
  5. Enter your Vehicle Identification Number.

And that's it! DoNotPay will contact your local dealership to request an appointment and ask for your vehicle to be repaired for free.

Why Use DoNotPay to Handle a Recall Complaint?

You don't have to handle your recall alone. Doing so can be time-consuming, frustrating, and complicated. Instead, let DoNotPay handle a recall complaint about you. The goal is to tackle the situation promptly, with just a bit of information needed from you. With all the information requested, DoNotPay can settle your situation with the company or ensure you're scheduled for a repair soon.

DoNotPay Works Across Companies With the Click of a Button

Your BMW airbag recall isn't the only one we handle. Let DoNotPay assist you whether you have a California recall that needs handling, you need to address a problem with a Peloton, or you have something wrong with your Hot Pockets. We also handle recalls on:

Beauty Products
Medical and Exercise Equipment

How to Claim Refunds, Repairs, or Replacements Using DoNotPay:

Through our Product Recalls product, all you have to do is tell us about the product you purchased and provide receipts/other evidence, and we'll contact the company on your behalf. Whether you're looking for a refund, repair, or replacement for your product, DoNotPay can make sure that your request gets delivered to the right people.

How the Product Recall Claims product works:

  1. Tell us about your purchase, including the product name, brand, store you purchased the item from, price, and date of purchase. If you purchased the item online, enter your transaction details and payment method as well.
  2. Tell us how you found out about the recall.
  3. Choose whether you want a refund, repair, or replacement.
  4. Upload photographic evidence of your purchase and the product if you still have it.
  5. Choose whether you have the capacity to return the item or not.

And that's it! DoNotPay will send your recall request to the manufacturing company on your behalf, asking for a refund, repair, or replacement. You should hear back from the company directly with confirmation on how the refund/replacement will be issued or the next steps to get the item repaired.

What Else Can DoNotPay Do When I'm Done With My BMW Airbag Recall?

Recalls aren't all we help with, either. Need a replacement of your birth certificate or a warrant lookup? We've got you covered!

DoNotPay members can help you solve all sorts of day-to-day challenges in less time, without the headaches. We started out helping people just like you fight parking tickets, and now we advocate on your behalf for thousands of other problems, including:

DoNotPay works seamlessly across all kinds of platforms to help you solve your problems with just a few clicks. Whether you need help with your BMW Airbag recall, saving money, or just learning how to deal with issues, for help today.

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