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2011 BMW 135i - Click above for high-res image gallery
According to dealer documents obtained by Consumer Reports
has instructed dealers to stop delivery of 1 Series
models built between January and May of 2010 due to a fire risk.
The documents cites insufficient clearance between the B-pillar and the seat belt tensioners, which, in the event of a crash, could result in friction, leading to overheating and a potential fire.
In addition to the aforementioned 2010 models, certain 2008-2011 1 Series coupes could be affected by the issue. Owners can contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417 for more details and to see if their vehicle falls under the recall.
Gallery: 2010 BMW 135i
[Source: Consumer Reports
]Report: BMW 1 Series sales halted pending recall for fire risk
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