BMW Recall 12V585000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
12V585000 Motorcycle Kickstand/Center Stand BMW of North America, LLC 12/14/2012 2385
Defect Summary
BMW is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 S 1000 RR motorcycles manufactured September 2011, through December 2012. Due to a manufacturing fault, the side-stand attachment bolts could start to loosen. The loosening of the side-stand bolts could cause the stand to separate from the frame of the motorcycle.
Consequence Summary
A separation of the side-stand could cause the motorcycle to fall, causing a risk of injury.
Corrective Summary
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will clean the sidestand mounting plate threads and replace the side-stand mounting plate bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

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