BMW Recall 08V692000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
08V692000 Engine and Engine Cooling: Engine: Gasoline BMW of North America, LLC 12/15/2008 509
Defect Summary
BMW is recalling 509 model year 2008 F650 GS and F800 GS motorcycles. The tightening of the chain sprocket fasteners may have resulted in various levels of torque being applied.
Consequence Summary
It is possible for the fasteners to work loose from the sprocket, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will loosen and inspect the chain sprocket fasteners. Those that have been damaged will be replaced. In all cases, the fasteners will be retightened. The recall is expected to begin during January 2009. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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