BMW issues recall for certain 2007-2009 models
December 09, 2013
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year
2007-2009 F 800 S and F 800 ST motorcycles manufactured August 2006
through January 2009. Due to incorrect tolerances, the rear wheel drive
bearing and rear axle may wear.
Bearing and axle wear may affect handling and control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the wheel bearing, and
if necessary, replace the bearing and rear axle, at no charge. The
recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may call BMW 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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