seat heater fire
I also have had a fire on my seat heater (04 530I). In 2005, after dealer performed recall to prevent fire danger, my driver's seat caught on fire, fire dept came, cut open the leather and extinguished the smolder material. BMW dealer installed a new seat and was to investigate the reason for the fire after the recall repair. I don't know the result of that investigation. This AM, my seat again began to smolder. Luckily, I recognized the odor and turned the heater off with only a black charring of the leather seat. Have not yet head from the dealer on this one.