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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old Sep 22nd, 2013, 1:56 pm Thread Starter
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Defective Key Ring Sensor..Check EWS?

I ride a 2007 K1200GT and had the Key Ring Sensor fail in 2012 while on a trip leaving an immobile bike. The dealer told me it was a recall only if my bike was under warranty. Amazingly poor support by BMW to leave us riders with a chance of an immobile bike!

My friend has a 2010 K1300S that is out of warranty. The Key Ring Sensor has not failed and has not been replaced.

Is the K1300S of 2010 a year still vulnerable to failure or did BMW get on top of the problem by then??

Should he replace it just to be sure?

Your advice appreciated.

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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old Sep 22nd, 2013, 6:39 pm
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head over to i bmw web site and search the forum for the ews situation. no replacement out of warrenty? crap to that. call bmw n/a. vancouver bmw?..thats a hell of a way of making good customer relations...
there is a model number that indicates which one is good vs bad...

search that site..and call bmw n/a

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