BMW Recall 13V154000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
13V154000 Suspension BMW of North America, LLC 04/22/2013 15
Defect Summary
BMW is recalling certain model year 2013 R1200 GS motorcycles manufactured January 9, 2013, through February 8, 2013. Due to an insufficient torque of a locking bolt, the front fork tube may loosen.
Consequence Summary
If the fork loosens it may hinder the rider’s ability to control the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
BMW will notify owners and dealers will reinforce the affected fork locking bolt connections, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

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