43,426 BMW Motorcycles being Recalled April 21st

BMW Motorcycle Recall


BMW and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have decided to recall over 43k motorcycles April 21st 2015. The issues is with the rear wheel allimunm flange. It may crack if the mounting bolts are overtightened. This can cause the mounting bolts to loosen unsecuring the rear wheel from the motorcycle. This will cause a loss of stability greatly increasing the rish of a crash.

 

What do owners do?

 

BMW will notify current owners of the recall. Owners can goto any BMW dealer to have the exisiting alumium rear wheel flange replaced with a stronger steel one free of charge. If you are an owner of an BMW motorcycle and have not received a notice please double check to see if your motor is affected. Owners can contact BMW at 1-800-525-7414 or go online to BMW's Motorrad USA site and input the vin to see if that model is affected. BMW Motorcycle Recall Search Website.

 

Effected Models

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)

  • BMWHP2 ENDURO 2006

  • BMWHP2 MEGAMOTO 2008-2009

  • BMWHP2 SPORT 2008-2010

  • BMWK 1200 GT 2006-2008

  • BMWK 1200 R 2006-2008

  • BMWK 1200 R SPORT 2007

  • BMWK 1200 S 2005-2008

  • BMWK 1300 GT 2009-2010

  • BMWK 1300 R 2010-2011

  • BMWK 1300 S 2009-2011

  • BMWR 1200 GS 2005-2010

  • BMWR 1200 GS ADVENTURE 2006-2010

  • BMWR 1200 R 2007-2010

  • BMWR 1200 RT 2005-2010

  • BMWR 1200 S 2007

  • BMWR 1200 ST 2005-2007

 

Click Here to Visit the recall listing on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website

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