BMW R1100 S Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Oct 11, 2000

2000 BMW R1100 S Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Oct 11, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles Equipped With High-mounted Handlebars. The High-mounted Handlebars Are Position On Top Of The Upper Fork Clamp And Are Clamped To The Top Of Each Upper Fork Tube. It Is Possible For A Handlebar To Rotate Forward.

If This Were To Occur While Riding, The Rider’s Balance Could Be Upset And A Crash And Personal Injury Could Result.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Degrease The Clamping Connection Parts, Rework The Positioning Tab (if Necessary) To Fit Properly In The Corresponding Gap In The Upper Fork Clamp, And Reset The Torque Of The Clamping Connections.

Owner Notification Began November 28, 2000.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 11, 2000 for 2000 BMW R1100 S, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Steering,wheel And Handle Bar problems.

BMW F650gs Dakar Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

2000 BMW F650gs Dakar Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. The Fuel Tank Is Equipped With A Carbon Canister Which Helps Control Evaporative Emissions From The Fuel System. This Canister Is Mounted To A Metal Insert That Is Integrated Into The Tank. During The Production Process, The Thickness Of The Fuel Tank Material In The Area Of The Insert May Be Less Than Intended. As A Result, Vehicle Operating Conditions Such As Vibration, High Temperature, Etc., Could Result In The Fuel Tank Developing A Crack In The Area Of The Insert.

The Fuel Tank Could Leak During Refueling, Possibly Resulting In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank.

Owner Notification Began September 21, 2000.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 Sept 12, 2000 for 2000 BMW F650gs Dakar, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly problems.

BMW F650gs Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

2000 BMW F650gs Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Sept 12, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. The Fuel Tank Is Equipped With A Carbon Canister Which Helps Control Evaporative Emissions From The Fuel System. This Canister Is Mounted To A Metal Insert That Is Integrated Into The Tank. During The Production Process, The Thickness Of The Fuel Tank Material In The Area Of The Insert May Be Less Than Intended. As A Result, Vehicle Operating Conditions Such As Vibration, High Temperature, Etc., Could Result In The Fuel Tank Developing A Crack In The Area Of The Insert.

The Fuel Tank Could Leak During Refueling, Possibly Resulting In A Fire.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Tank.

Owner Notification Began September 21, 2000.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 Sept 12, 2000 for 2000 BMW F650gs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly problems.

BMW X5 Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Jan 18, 2000

2000 BMW X5 Steering,wheel And Handle Bar Recall | Jan 18, 2000

Vehicle Description: Sport Utility Vehicles. The Lower Steering Shaft Coupling Includes A Plastic Collar Which Fits Over The Lower Steering Rack Input Shaft. This Collar Is Pushed Down Onto The Steering Rack And Tightened During Assembly. On Some Of The Affected Vehicles, The Collar May Not Have Been Pushed Down Fully Onto The Rack At The Assembly Plant.

Operation Of The Vehicle, Especially In Rough Road Conditions, Can Cause The Clearance Between The Collar And The Steering Rack To Increase To The Point Where The Input Shaft Can Separate From The Rack, Resulting In A Loss Of Steering Capability.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Steering Rack Input Shaft Collar For Proper Positioning, And Reposition Is Necessary.

Bmw Recall No. 00vx5sc01.owner Notification Began February 8, 2000. 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.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 Jan 18, 2000 for 2000 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Steering,wheel And Handle Bar problems.

BMW R1100 S Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages Recall | May 18, 2000

2000 BMW R1100 S Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages Recall | May 18, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. Due To Use Of An Incorrect Thread-locking Material In Production, It Is Possible For The Rear Brake Linkage Ball End, Which Is Screwed Into The Rear Brake Lever, To Loosen And Eventually Detach From The Lever.

If This Happens, The Rear Brake Could No Longer Be Applied, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Remove The Brake Linkage Ball End From The Brake Lever And Reinstall It With A Different Thread-locking Compound, To Prevent The Ball End From Loosening.

Owner Notification Began September 11, 2000. 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 May 18, 2000 for 2000 BMW R1100 S, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic,pedals And Linkages problems.

BMW 325i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

2000 BMW 325i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Inner Rim Flange Of The Wheels.

This Could Lead To A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Affecting Handling And Vehicle Control.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Five Wheels For Possible Damage. If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found On Any Wheel, All Five Wheels Will Be Replaced.

Owner Notification Began December 22, 2000.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. 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 Nov 20, 2000 for 2000 BMW 325i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Wheels,rim problems.

BMW K1200rs Engine And Engine Cooling,engine Recall | Sept 12, 2000

2000 BMW K1200rs Engine And Engine Cooling,engine Recall | Sept 12, 2000

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. A Spring-loaded Thermostatic Element In The Oil Thermostat Housing Is Held In Place By A Cover That Is Retained By A Snap Ring. The Snap Ring May Not Have Been Properly Installed During Production. During Vehicle Operation, The Snap Ring Could Unseat, Allowing The Cover To Loosen Or Detach, Resulting In Loss Of The Entire Oil Volume.

Engine Damage Could Occur If The Engine Is Not Immediately Switched Off. In Addition, Oil Could Travel Along The Engine Cover And Ultimately Contact The Rear Tire, Reducing Its Traction And Affecting The Stability Of The Motorcycle, Possibly Resulting In A Crash And Personal Injury.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Snap Ring Installation And If The Snap Ring Is Not Fully Seated, The Complete Oil Pump Intermediate Flange Will Be Replaced.

Owner Notification Began October 13, 2000. 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 Sept 12, 2000 for 2000 BMW K1200rs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Engine And Engine Cooling,engine problems.

BMW 330i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

2000 BMW 330i Wheels,rim Recall | Nov 20, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Machine Used To Mount And Inflate The Tires On The Wheels At The Assembly Plant May Have Damaged The Inner Rim Flange Of The Wheels.

This Could Lead To A Sudden Loss Of Air From The Tire Affecting Handling And Vehicle Control.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Five Wheels For Possible Damage. If Damage From The Mounting Machine Is Found On Any Wheel, All Five Wheels Will Be Replaced.

Owner Notification Began December 22, 2000.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. 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 Nov 20, 2000 for 2000 BMW 330i, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Wheels,rim problems.

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.

BMW X5 Seat Belts,front,anchorage Recall | Sept 11, 2000

2000 BMW X5 Seat Belts,front,anchorage Recall | Sept 11, 2000

Vehicle Description: Sport Utility Vehicles. The Safety Belt Lower Outboard Anchorage Bolt On The Driver’s And Front Passenger’s Seats May Not Have Been Secured Properly.

In The Event Of A Crash, The Safety Belt System Might Not Be Able To Provide Its Maximum Restraint Function.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Bolts And Correct The Torque If Necessary.

Owner Notification Began September 27,2000.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. 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 Sept 11, 2000 for 2000 BMW X5, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Seat Belts,front,anchorage problems.