Even older BMW bikes from as early as 2005 are affected by the recall, because of a gasoline pump difficulty.
BMW Motorrad has issued a recall for bikes manufactured between 2005-2012 within the US over a gasoline pump difficulty. The gasoline pump difficulty impacts BMW R 1200 GS and different non-GS fashions, based on a recall issued by the US Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration (NHTSA). The recall states that “bikes concerned beforehand acquired a assist ring restore beneath a 2014 recall quantity 13V-617, which additionally handled a possible leak on the gasoline pump. Automobiles that acquired the sooner recall treatment, which didn’t have a gasoline pump alternative at a later date, could have a gasoline pump flange that cracks and probably leaks over time.”
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In accordance with the NHTSA, if the difficulty is just not resolved, gasoline could leak from the cracked gasoline pump flange whereas the engine is working, and that is perhaps probably harmful to the rider and will increase the danger of fireplace. These eligible for the recall will obtain a notification by way of mail. The discover will instruct homeowners to take their BMW bikes to the closest BMW Motorrad service centre to repair the difficulty freed from cost. Those that have already changed the defective gasoline pump at their very own expense could also be eligible for reimbursement. The recall is predicted to start by October 2, 2020.
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In all, 16,926 BMW bikes are affected by the recall, which is just for fashions offered within the US. Thus far, there is no such thing as a recall difficulty that impacts fashions that have been shipped to the Asia-Pacific area, in addition to Europe. The BMW Motorrad fashions which shall be a part of the recall contains 2005-2011 BMW R 1200 (GS, GS Journey, R, RT, S, ST); 2006-2010 HP2 (Enduro, Megamoto, Sport); 2009-2011 BMW Okay 1300 (S, GT); 2010-2011 BMW S 1000 RR; 2005-2008 BMW Okay 1200 (R, R Sport, S, GT); and 2012 BMW Okay 1600 (GT, GTL).