BMW Recall 07V367000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
07V367000 Engine and Engine Cooling: Engine BMW of North America, LLC 08/06/2007 173
Defect Summary
On certain motorcycles, a left-side chain tensioner has been incorrectly installed on the right side. As a result, a hex nut, which is used to secure the chain tensioner, is improperly seated against the tensioner.
Consequence Summary
Loosening of the chain tensioner and the rear wheel axle may occur. This could lead to a condition in which the motorcycle is unstable, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will install a new right side chain tensioner free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during August 2007. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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