BMW Recall of certain 2019 F850GS

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 5, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

BMW Recall: Engine Connecting Rods may Loosen

Loose engine connecting rods can damage the engine, causing a loss of engine power, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V830000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1

Make Model Model Year(s)
BMW F850GS 2019

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one 2019 F850GS motorcycle. The engine connecting rods may not have been installed properly, possibly causing them to become loose and disconnect over time.

Remedy: The motorcycle has not yet been sold, and the dealer will replace the engine, free of charge, prior to sale. The recall is expected begin in December 2018. 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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