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BMW Recall of Certain Model Year 2012 – 2013 S 1000 RR Motorcycles

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—December 2, 2012.

Summary:  BMW is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 S 1000 RR motorcycles manufactured September 2011, through December 2012. Due to a manufacturing fault, the side-stand attachment bolts could start to loosen. The loosening of the side-stand bolts could cause the stand to separate from the frame of the motorcycle.

Consequence:  A separation of the side-stand could cause the motorcycle to fall, causing a risk of injury.

Remedy:  BMW will notify owners, and dealers will clean the sidestand mounting plate threads and replace the side-stand mounting plate bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at [email protected].

Notes:  Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: dot.gov

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