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75 K1200GTs and K1200Ss Recalled

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BMW / K1200 GT
BMW / K1200 S
Manufacturer: BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V245000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS: DISC
Model/Build Years: 2008 2008
Mfrís Report Date : MAY 27, 2008 N/A NHTSA Action Number: N/A


Potential Number Of Units Affected : 75

Summary: BMW IS RECALLING 75 MY 2008 K1200 S AND GT MOTORCYCLES. THE FASTENERS USED TO SECURE THE FRONT BRAKE-DISC MAY NOT BE LONG ENOUGH TO ENSURE A SECURE MOUNTING. OVER TIME, THESE FASTENERS COULD LOOSEN. IF THAT HAPPENED, THE BRAKE DISC WOULD NO LONGER BE SECURELY MOUNTED.

Consequence: FAILURE TO OBSERVE THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS, IN CONJUNCTION WITH TRAFFIC AND ROAD CONDITIONS, AND THE RIDERíS REACTIONS, COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL A LONGER FRONT BRAKE DISC FASTENERS AND REROUTE THE SENSOR CABLE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.

Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATIONíS VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old Jun 21st, 2008, 5:03 pm
 
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Is this recall for US or does it include Canada, I just purchase a 08 K1200GT and is it only 75 bikes in total?
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This particular notice is for the US. There would be other recall notices for other countries. I don't have access to recall information outside the US.

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