BMW, one of the world’s most renowned car makers has issued a recall of approximately about 91,800 Mini Coopers all across the United States of America. The recall has been mandated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. According to the NHTSA’s Website, approximately 59,270 Mini Coopers and Cooper S models and 32,530 Mini Cooper Convertible and Cooper S Convertibles have been recalled. The issue involving the recall relates to the deployment of Air bags in the vehicles.
According to the safety recall reports, the car models stated above might have some issues with the deployment of the air bags. The whole mechanism involves a detection system for any occupants of the front seat. NHTSA fears that there might be some issues with the detection system, which could lead to different kind of unwanted situations.
This is not the first time when any car maker has had to recall a huge number of cars owing to the issues with air bags. Major car makers like Ford, General Motors have all suffered from the issues related to air bags. In fact, this time there has been no reports of any major incidents due to the defective occupant detection system.
The part that needs to be replaced is manufactured by Johnson Controls GmbH in Burscheid, Germany. The company is a unit of Johnson Controls Inc. The owners are expected to be patient and follow the instructions provided by the BMW and the respective dealers in the due course.
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