BMW Recalls.

BMW Group Australia takes all safety recalls very seriously. Our customer’s safety in our products continues to be of paramount importance and it remains our objective to have all vehicles subject to any recall rectified as soon as possible.

We will notify you in writing if your vehicle is affected by a recall campaign. You can also identify any outstanding recalls by entering your unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or registration details into the Recall Status Tool below.

If your vehicle is affected, please contact your preferred BMW dealer or contact us on 133 269.

Further information regarding the Takata Airbag Recall is provided below.

For any Takata Airbag Recall question, please contact your preferred dealer or the BMW Australia Takata Hotline on 1800 243 675.


URGENT RECALL for BMW E46 3 Series cars produced between November 1997 and June 2000

Please refer to the Recall Status Tool below to find out if your vehicle is affected by the latest Takata NADI 5-AT airbag recall (November 2019). 


Check your BMW Recall Status


Takata Airbag Safety Recall.

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This table gives a general overview of BMW vehicles affected by active and future Takata Airbag Recalls. Please use the Recall Status Tool to confirm if your vehicle is affected.

BMW 1 SERIES 2004 - 2017
BMW 2 SERIES 2013 - 2017
BMW 3 SERIES 1997 - 2017
BMW 4 SERIES 2013 - 2017
BMW 5 SERIES 1999 - 2003
2013 - 2017
BMW 6 SERIES 2013 - 2017
BMW M2, M3 & M4 2014 - 2017
BMW M5 2013 - 2017
BMW M6 2012 - 2017
BMW X1 2009 - 2016
BMW X3 2004 - 2010
2015 - 2017
BMW X4 2015 - 2017
BMW X5 1999 - 2003
2006 - 2017
BMW X6 2006 - 2017
BMW X5M & X6M 2014 - 2017

Like for like replacements (For E46 Passenger airbag only)

The E46 passenger airbag required a redesign and safety testing prior to production. If your BMW vehicle received a replacement of the faulty E46 passenger side Takata airbag prior to the new production part being available it has been replaced with a newer version of the same airbag. To ensure long term safety, this temporary “like for like” airbag will need to be replaced. 

Please ensure your contact details are updated with BMW Australia by submitting the form below or contacting the Takata Hotline on 1800 243 675.



ACCC Takata Recall FAQ

Further information regarding the Takata Airbag Recall is available on the ACCC website: FAQ for Takata airbag recalls


Takata Airbags Class Action

If you owned or leased a Toyota, Lexus, Subaru, Honda, BMW, Nissan or Mazda affected by the Takata airbag recall, you may be a member in a class action in which the parties have reached an in-principle settlement. That settlement is subject to Court approval. It is important that you read the Court Approved Settlement Notice to understand your rights and decide which steps you would like to take. Importantly, to be entitled to receive a settlement payment, eligible members must register their claim. Registrations must be submitted by 4:00pm AEDT on 18 February 2022. If a group member wishes to object to the settlement, objections must be submitted by 4:00pm AEDT on 18 February 2022. Please visit  Takata Airbag Class Action - NOTICE OF PROPOSED SETTLEMENT for further information.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you tried to register to participate in the Takata Airbag Class Action Settlement at between 10:00 am AEDT, 18 October 2021 and 10:00 am (AEDT), 27 October 2021, you may have incorrectly received a “Not Eligible” notification. This is because a number of VINs were inadvertently omitted from the Settlement Website. This issue was rectified on 27 October 2021.

If you received a "Not Eligible" notification during this period, please revisit the Settlement Website ( and try to register again. Please make sure that you have entered your VIN correctly. If you have more than one vehicle, please enter each VIN individually.

If you have any difficulties with registering, please email the Settlement Administrator at

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