BMW issues recall for certain 2012 models
December 03, 2013
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
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.
As a result of the reduced engine speed, the engine could stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
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.
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.
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