BMW is Recalling certain 2014-2015 R nine T motorcycles

20 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 20, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Rear Turn Signals may be Obscured/FMVSS 108

Report Receipt Date: FEB 24, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V110000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,792

Vehicle Make

BMW

Model

R NINE T

Model Year(s)

2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 R nine T motorcycles manufactured November 27, 2013, through January 26, 2015. The design of the rear turn signals may partially obscure the lights from being seen by the driver of a following vehicle. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

CONSEQUENCE: In certain road and traffic conditions, the rear turn signals may be slightly obscured to the driver of a following vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear turn signals with ones that have longer arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 21, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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