BMW Recall 13V526000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
13V526000 Electrical System, Engine, Vehicle Speed Control BMW of North America, LLC 10/25/2013 2475
Defect Summary
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, an incorrect throttle valve control signal may be received by the engine control unit, limiting the engine speed.
Consequence Summary
As a result of the reduced engine speed, the engine could stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the throttle control software, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com

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