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 K1200rs Service Brakes, Hydraulic Recall | Aug 08, 1997

1997 BMW K1200rs Service Brakes, Hydraulic Recall | Aug 08, 1997

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. The Adjusting Screw For The Pressure Point Of Either The Brake Or Clutch Levers May Not Be Sufficiently Tight, Due To Grease Contamination Of The Threads.

The Screw(s) Can Back Out Over Time While The Vehicle Is Being Operated Causing A Change In The Pressure Point Of The Master Cylinder For The Clutch And/or Front Brake Increasing The Risk Of A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Check The Adjustment Screws Of The Front Brake And Clutch Levers For Movement. If The Screws Are Tight, No Further Action Will Be Taken. If A Screw Is Found To Be Loose, It Will Be Removed, Cleaned And Reinstalled With New Loctite.

Owner Notification Began August 11, 1997.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 1-800-424-9393.

This recall was issued on Aug 08, 1997 for 1997 BMW K1200rs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Service Brakes, Hydraulic problems.

BMW K1200rs Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Oct 14, 1998

1998 BMW K1200rs Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly Recall | Oct 14, 1998

Vehicle Description: Motorcycles. During Extended Operation In High Ambient Temperature Conditions, The Area Of The Pump Mounting Surface Of The Fuel Tank Can Deform, Forming A Gap Between The Tank Mounting Surface And The Gasket, Allowing Fuel To Escape From The Tank At That Area.

If An Ignition Source Was Present, A Fire Could Occur Resulting In Personal Injury.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Fuel Pump-to-tank Gasket.

Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin By The End Of December 1998.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 Oct 14, 1998 for 1998 BMW K1200rs, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Fuel System, Gasoline,storage,tank Assembly problems.