BMW Recall 08V693000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
08V693000 Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Foundation Components: Disc BMW of North America, LLC 12/15/2008 373
Defect Summary
BMW is recalling 373 model year 2008 F650 GS motorcycles. Due to production and assembly tolerances, the length of one or more of the front brake disc fasteners may be insufficient. If the length of a fastener was insufficient, this could result in the fastener not being tightened according to specifications.
Consequence Summary
If this happened, the fastener could work loose from its threads. In some cases involving multiple fasteners, the brake disc could loosen, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will remove the brake disc fasteners and replace them with new longer fasteners. The recall is expected to begin during January 2009. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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