BMW issues recall for certain 2013 models
July 11, 2013
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.
The rider may start riding with the side-stand down, increasing the risk of a crash.
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
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY
1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.