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