WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 2, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
If the throttle sticks open, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V083000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Components: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 416
|BMW||C 400 X||2019|
Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 C400X scooters. Water may collect in the throttle cable, which can freeze in cold temperatures, resulting in a stuck throttle.
Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and as an interim repair, dealers will dry the throttle cable and affix a warning label instructing owners to not ride in temperatures near or below freezing, free of charge. Owners are also advised to not wash their motorcycle near the throttle cable, and to avoid riding in rainy conditions. The final remedy is still under development. An interim letter is expected to be mailed April 6, 2020. 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