BMW Motorcycle Recall: 50,000 Motorbikes affected

BMW recalls more than 50,000 motorbikes for fire risk.

According to a report made by the National HIghway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), BMW of North America is recalling 50,184 motorbikes in the United States. The motorbikes affected by the BMW Motorcycle recall are of 2005-2012 model years. Affected are R-model, K-model, S 1000 and HP2 motorbikes. Following is the complete list of the affected models:

 

2005-2011 BMW R 1200 GS

2006-2011 BMW R 1200 GS ADVENTURE

2007-2011 BMW R 1200 R

2005-2011 BMW R 1200 RT

2007 BMW R 1200 S

2005-2007 BMW R 1200 ST

2006-2008 BMW K 1200 GT

2006-2008 BMW K 1200 R

2007 BMW K 1200 R SPORT

2005-2008 BMW K 1200 S

2009-2011 BMW K 1300 GT

2009-2011 BMW K 1300 S

2012 BMW K 1600 GT

2012 BMW K 1600 GTL

2010-2011 BMW S 1000 RR

2006 BMW HP2 ENDURO

2008-2009 BMW HP2 MEGAMOTO

2008-2010 BMW HP2 SPORT

 

The problem with the affected motorcycles is that the fuel pump flange may crack and leak fuel. This is a potential fire hazard. The automaker will notify the affected owners in February, 2014. The dealers will either replace the pump or reinforce the fuel pump flange free of charge. If you are a BMW owner, you can contact the automaker at 1-800-525-7414 for more information about the BMW Motorcycle recall.

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