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Recalled: Side-Stand Switch on Some 2013 BMW Motorcycles

Recalled: Side-Stand Switch on Some 2013 BMW Motorcycles

BMW Motorrad has issued a recall through the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA) for 2013 C600 Sport, C650GT, F700GS, F800GS, F800GS Adventure, F800GT, R1200R and R1200GS motorcycles for a defective side-stand safety switch. In their letter to NHTSA, BMW states, “Water may enter the side-stand switch preventing the motorcycle from starting or potentially shutting off the motorcycle… Continue Reading »

BMW Recalls 2005-2012 Motorcycles Over Fuel Pump Leaks

BMW Recalls 2005-2012 Motorcycles Over Fuel Pump Leaks

BMW Motorrad USA has notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) of its intent to recall more than 50,000 motorcycles because they may develop cracks in the fuel pump mounting flange causing a fuel leak. This follows an investigation started by NHTSA in November 2012 concerning fuel leaks on 2005-2008 R-series motorcycles. The recall… Continue Reading »

BMW Recalls K1600GT and K1600GTL Motorcycles

BMW Recalls K1600GT and K1600GTL Motorcycles

BMW of North America is recalling about 2,475 model year 2012 K1600GT and K1600GTL motorcycles produced from January 10, 2011 through March 8, 2012 due to an engine control unit defect that can cause the motorcycles to stall unexpectedly. According to information provided in a letter by BMW of North America to the NHTSA on… Continue Reading »

BMW Recalls 2007-2008 K1200 Motorcycles

BMW Recalls 2007-2008 K1200 Motorcycles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that BMW is recalling 2007-2008 K1200R, K1200R Sport and K1200S motorcycles because under “certain riding conditions, the brake fluid in the front brake fluid reservoir can foam.” Foamy brake fluid could lead to reduce braking capacity possibly resulting in a crash. BMW will be retrofitting the front… Continue Reading »

BMW Recalls 2012 S1000RR for Connecting Rod Bolts

BMW Recalls 2012 S1000RR for Connecting Rod Bolts

BMW of North America has issued a recall with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for 2012 BMW S1000RR motorcycles manufactured between September 1, 2011 and April 10, 2012. According to the recall, a manufacturing error may allow the connecting rod bolts to loosen during high engine temperatures and/or high engine speeds potentially… Continue Reading »