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1988 BMW 750

Report Date:
January 30, 1990
Campaign Number:
90V016000
Component:
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

Summary:
UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, FRONT SEAT CENTER, FOLD-DOWN ARM REST MAY CONTACT THE SAFETY BELT BUCKLE, CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE RELEASE BUTTON AND PREVENTING THE BELT TONGUE FROM LATCHING WHEN BUCKLING UP.

Consequence Summary:
OCCUPANT WOULD NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED AND COULD BE INJURED IN THE EVENT OF A SUDDEN STOP OR ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
REPLACE FRONT SEAT SAFETY BELT BUCKLES WITH SHORTER VERSION THAT WILL NOT CONTACT THE ARMRESTS. NOTE: OWNER NOTIFICATION DATE; 2/90 IS PREPARED IN DRAFT FORM.

1988 BMW 750

Report Date:
January 17, 1989
Campaign Number:
89V005000
Component:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

Summary:
ACCELERATOR PEDALS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN PROPERLY ATTACHED TO THE FLOOR PAN DURING ASSEMBLY.

Consequence Summary:
UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, PEDAL MAY BECOME STUCK AND NOTFULLY RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION WHEN THE DRIVER REMOVES HIS FOOT FROM THEPEDAL CAUSING LOSS OF CONTROL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.

Corrective Summary:
COMPLETELY SEAT LUGS IN THE RECESSES OF THE FLOOR PAN TO ASSURE PROPER ATTACHMENT OF THE GAS PEDAL.

1988 BMW 750

Report Date:
August 11, 1988
Campaign Number:
88V135000
Component:
SEATS

Summary:
THE DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER SEATBACKS MAY NOT HAVE BEEN FULLY ATTACHED TO THE SEAT BASE RECLINING ARMS (ATTACHING BRACKETS).

Consequence Summary:
THERE MAY BE LOOSENESS OF, OR NOISE IN, THE SEATBACK;ALSO, DURING A SEVERE REAR IMPACT, SEATBACK MIGHT NOT SUPPORT THE OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:
MANUALLY SEAT THE SEATBACK ON THE BASE.