BMW R 1150 Gs Adventure Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Aug 26, 2003

2003 BMW R 1150 Gs Adventure Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings Recall | Aug 26, 2003

On Certain Motorcycles, Due To The Material Composition Of The Rear Brake Hose, The Hose May Split Open During Riding Conditions In Which A Full Extension Of The Rear Suspension Occurs. In Some Cases, The Hose May Also Have Been Routed Incorrectly To The Caliper Aggravating The Condition.

As A Result, A Loss Of Brake Fluid And Brake Pressure Can Occur, Possibly Resulting In Rear Brake Failure. A Crash Could Occur.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Rear Brake Hose. It Will Be Rerouted On Motorcycles In Which A Hose Of The New Material Specification Has Already Been Installed. The Brake Hose Will Be Replaced And Rerouted On All Other Affected Motorcycles. Owner Notification Began On September 12, 2003. Owners Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117, Option #4.

Customers Can Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Aug 26, 2003 for 2003 BMW R 1150 Gs Adventure, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,foundation Components,hoses, Lines/piping, And Fittings problems.

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