BMW Recall 13V279000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
13V279000 Electrical System, Structure BMW of North America, LLC 06/28/2013 870
Defect Summary
BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013 F700 GS and F800 GS motorcycles manufactured June 1, 2012, through October 18, 2012. The side-stand switch that prevents the engine from running while the side-stand is down may become damaged allowing the engine to run with the side-stand down.
Consequence Summary
The rider may start riding with the side-stand down, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
BMW will notify owners and dealers will secure the side-stand switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

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