2014 BMW X5 recalled over faulty child-safety locks

BMW is set to recall some 6,400 of its new-for-2014 X5 SUVs built between December 12, 2013 and March 10, 2014.
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Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
SUMMARY: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014 X5 SAV vehicles manufactured December 12, 2013, through March 10, 2014, and equipped with the Soft Close Automatic (SCA) option. The rear side door lock mechanisms may not have been manufactured to correct tolerances and when the inside door handle is pulled, the previously engaged child safety lock can disengage. CONSEQUENCE: A disengaged child safety lock would allow the rear seat occupant to pull the door handle twice and open the door while the vehicle is parked or in motion, increasing the risk of injury. REMEDY: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear side door locks and any affected door locks will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2014. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. View the attachments for this post at: http://www.jlaforums.com/viewtopic.php?p (8834320#288834320
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This is a serious one, only last week there was this report of a child's death after falling out of a Toyota Yaris, although in this case there appeared to have been no fault in the vehicle: -
http://www.birminghammail.co.uk/news/midlands-news/birmingham-baby-died-after-falling-7153807

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