Year: 1978 Make: BMW Model: 530i

Number of OPEN Recalls 1


NHTSA Recall Number:  78V056000
Recall Date:  13 March 1978

SUMMARY
DUE TO A MATERIAL STUCTURAL DEFECT, THE RUBBER SEAL BETWEEN THE METAL VALVE STEM AND RIM ALLOWS SLOW SEEPAGE OF AIR AROUND THE VALVE BASE.

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MANUFACTURER NOTES
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: TIRES; VALVE STEM.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: THIS CONDITION WOULD ALLOW THE TIRE TO BE OPERATED INAN UNDERINFLATED CONDITION, POSSIBLY CAUSING THE TIRE TO OVERHEAT AND RESULT INA BLOW-OUT. THIS COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.