BMW of North America is recalling 15 model year 2019-2020 X4 xDrive30i & X4 M40i, and model year 2018-2020 X3 sDrive30i, X3 xDrive30i, X3 M40i & X3M vehicles.
The instrument panel casing may not have been tightened properly to the passenger air bag.
In a crash necessitating air bag deployment, the air bag could damage the instrument panel and cause small pieces of the panel to strike the driver or other occupants, increasing the risk of injury.
What to do
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument panel casing free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2020. Owners may contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.