August 13, 2008 BMW announced a voluntary recall on 200,000 Model Year 2004-06 vehicles. In includes certain models of 3 series, 5 series and X3’s. Affected owners will be receiving letters in September. It is a recall of the Front Passenger Seat Air Bag Occupant Detection Sensor Mat. At the time of the statement, according to their spokesperson, they were not aware of any accidents or injuries.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website has the complete recall statement.