WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 28, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Since the rim is not marked with the rim size and the DOT designation, a tire of the incorrect size may be installed on this rim, affecting the handling of the scoter and increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V467000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
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Potential Number of Units Affected: 37
Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017 BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution scooters for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, “Wheels and rims-other than passenger cars.” The front rims may not be marked with the required rim type and the DOT designation.
Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace any rims that are not correctly marked, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2017. 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