BMW R1200c Seats,motorcycle Recall | Oct 02, 2000

2000 BMW R1200c Seats,motorcycle Recall | Oct 02, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. The Seat Backrest Can Be Adjusted To Two Positions, Horizontal Or Vertical. In The Horizontal Position, The Backrest Acts As A Seat Cushion For A Rear Passenger. In The Vertical Position, It Is Used As A Backrest For The Driver. It Is Possible For The Leaf Spring Mounting Bracket, If Overloaded With The Backrest In The Vertical Position, To Crack Or Break.

If The Bracket Were To Break, The Backrest Would Detach From Its Mount, Causing The Driver To Lose His Balance, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Backrest With One Containing The Original-design Mounting Bracket.

Owner Notification Began January 24, 2001.owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Bmw At 1-800-831-1117, Option #5. 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 Oct 02, 2000 for 2000 BMW R1200c, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Seats,motorcycle problems.

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