Factory recalls
2008

NHTSA Campaign ID:  08V564000
Component:  Suspension
Manufacturer:  BMW of North America, LLC
Recall Date: 10/02/2008
Potential Number of Units Affected: 365

Defect Summary:
BMW is recalling 365 model year 2005-2006 HP2 Enduro motorcycles. The front threaded fastener of the Paralever link may not have been tightened to correct specifications. If the fastener was not tightened according to specifications, it could loosen. Over time, it is possible for the fastener to separate from its housing. If this were to occur, then the final drive of the motorcycle would not be properly supported.

Consequence Summary:
If that happened, motorcycle handling would be compromised increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Dealers will remove the front threaded fastener of the Paralever link and replace it with an improved fastener. The recall is expected to begin during October 2008. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

2006


NHTSA Campaign ID:  06V399000
Component:  Engine and Engine Cooling
Manufacturer:  BMW of North America, LLC
Recall Date: 10/09/2006
Potential Number of Units Affected: 700

Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, during assembly, the final-drive assembly O-ring may not have been installed correctly. A leak may occur at the location of this O-ring which is near the rear brake disc.

Consequence Summary:
If a leak were to occur, oil could come into contact with the rear brake disc, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Dealers will install a new O-ring in the final-drive assembly. The recall is expected to begin during November 2006. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.


NHTSA Campaign ID:  06V104000
Component:  Power Train: Clutch Assembly
Manufacturer:  BMW of North America, LLC
Recall Date: 03/30/2006
Potential Number of Units Affected: 64

Defect Summary:

On certain motorcycles, the clutch components could become loose while the motorcycle is being operated.

Consequence Summary:
If this happened, the components could exit through the engine casting increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Dealers will install new clutch components free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during April 2006. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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