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.

BMW R 1150 Gs Adventure Power Train,manual Transmission Recall | Nov 27, 2002

2002 BMW R 1150 Gs Adventure Power Train,manual Transmission Recall | Nov 27, 2002

On Certain Motorcycles, It Is Possible That The 3rd And 4th Transmission Gear (shift) Wheels May Not Be Securely Seated On The Intermediate Shaft. Consequently, When Attempting To Shift From 5th To 6th Gear, Engagement Of The Two Gears May Occur Simultaneously.

If This Happens, The Gear Wheels Could Crack Resulting In A Loss Of Transmission Capability, Or, A Lock Of Transmission Could Occur. The Rear Wheel Could Lock Which, Depending Upon Traffic And Road Conditions, And The Rider’s Reaction, Could Affect The Stability Of The Motorcycle.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Inspect The Motorcycles And Replace The Transmission Gear Box If Necessary. Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin During December 2002. 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 #4.

Also, Customers Can 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 27, 2002 for 2002 BMW R 1150 Gs Adventure, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Power Train,manual Transmission problems.