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

2002 BMW R 1150 R 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 R, manufactured by BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE, in response to Power Train,manual Transmission problems.