BMW Recall of certain 2014-2016 F800 GT and 2015-2016 F800 R motorcycles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 6, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Reflex Reflectors may not be Visible/FMVSS 108

Obscured reflectors may reduce the visibility of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V591000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,478

Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW F800 GT 2014 – 2016
BMW F800 R 2015 – 2016

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2016 F800 GT and 2015-2016 F800 R motorcycles. The rear side reflex reflectors on these vehicles may not be properly visible in certain traffic conditions. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the license plate holder to reposition the rear side reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 13, 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

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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