BMW Recall 08V239000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
08V239000 Engine and Engine Cooling: Engine BMW of North America, LLC 05/27/2008 39
Defect Summary
BMW is recalling 30 model year 2008 K1200S and K1200GT motorcycles. A set screw may not have been installed at its specific location within the oil duct. Consequently, an adequate supply of oil may not circulate within the engine.
Consequence Summary
It is possible that connecting rod and crankshaft damage could occur. If this happened, the engine could seize. If the motorcycle was in gear, engine seizing could result in lock-up of the rear tire, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will install a set screw in the oil duct. The recall is expected to begin during June 2008. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-331-1117.

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