BMW K1200 R Sport Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | Feb 23, 2007

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2007 BMW K1200 R Sport Engine And Engine Cooling Recall | Feb 23, 2007

On Certain Motorcycles, Frequent Short Trips Particularly During Cold Temperatures, Can Cause Water To Accumulate In The Oil Tank, And When The Engine Is Running, Escaping Water Vapor Can Condense On The Oil Tank Air Bleed Valve. In Freezing Temperatures, This Water Could Freeze And Block The Air Bleed Valve.

It Is Possible That A Pressure Build Up In The Oil Tank Could Cause It To Rupture, Allowing Oil To Leak Onto The Rear Tire. An Oil Leak Could Cause A Fire. Oil On The Rear Tire Could Cause Loss Of Control.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Install A New Oil Tank Cap Containing A Valve To Prevent Overpressure In The Tank Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On April 10, 2007. Owners May Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117.

Customers May Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); Or Go To Http://

This recall was issued on Feb 23, 2007 for 2007 BMW K1200 R Sport, manufactured by BMW OF NORTH AMERICA, LLC, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling problems.

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