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tim330i 10-25-2010 06:42 AM

BMW K1200 and K1300 Rear Suspension Recall for 2004-2010 Bikes
 
Affected Models/Years
  • BMW / K1200 GT 2004-2010
  • BMW / K1200 R 2004-2010
  • BMW / K1200 S 2004-2010
  • BMW / K1300 GT 2004-2010
  • BMW / K1300 R 2004-2010
  • BMW / K1300 S 2004-2010
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR

Summary:
BMW IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2004-2010 MOTORCYCLES. THE BEARINGS COULD BE SUBJECT TO CORROSION. THIS COULD LEAD TO REDUCED MOVEMENT OF THE LINK LEVER.

Consequence:
THIS COULD AFFECT THE HANDLING OF THE MOTORCYCLE INCREASING THE RISK A DRIVER MAY LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE RESULTING IN A CRASH.

Remedy:
THE MANUFACTURER HAS NOT YET PROVIDED A REMEDY OR AN OWNER NOTIFICATION SCHEDULE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-525-7417.

KarlB 10-28-2010 05:27 AM

figure I will schedule an appointment to have mine looked at in the next few weeks, this has been a known issue for awhile and people just need to occassionally check the lower linkage/dog bones and grease them


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