BMW R100 Power Train Manual Transmission problems : 1.
The Contact Owns A 1990 bmw r100gs. The Contact Stated The Transmission Violently Rattled After The Vehicle Stopped Moving. The Failure Also Occurred While Driving At Various Speeds. The Vehicle Was Taken To An Authorized Dealer On Various Occasions And The Transmission Was Rebuilt Three Times. The Failure Continued To Occur. The Manufacturer Was Made Aware Of The Failure And Offered No Assistance. The Failure Mileage Was 12,000. Updated 03/09/12*lj The Consumer Stated When Took The Transmission Apart, He Discovered The Gears Were Designed Too Close Together. bmw Converted A Four Speed To A Five Speed By Removing The Floating Connection Disks, Adding A Gear And Allowing The Gear Fingers Direct Gear To The Gear Connections. When The Bushings Were Worn, The Finger Hit In The Their Receiver On Then Next Gear. In Neutral, With The Clutch Engaged The Fingers All Hit On One Side Or The Other. The Fingers On The Clutch Side Of The Fourth Hit The Second Gear All The Time. The Consumer Stated If He Stepped In Any Gear Above Second, It Was Hard To Back To First Gear. Updated 07/12/12
Mileage was 12000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):WB1047903L6. BMW R100 1990 problem was reported in POINT PLEASANT, NJ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 2 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: GAS. BMW R100 1990 TRANSMISSION TYPE: MAN . VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.
Jan 01, 1992
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