WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 21, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V471000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 16,926
|BMW||HP2 MEGA MOTO US||2009|
|BMW||HP2 MEGAMOTO||2007 – 2009|
|BMW||HP2 SPORT||2007 – 2010|
|BMW||K 1300 GT||2009 – 2011|
|BMW||K 1300 S||2009 – 2011|
|BMW||K 1600 GT||2012|
|BMW||K 1600 GTL||2012|
|BMW||K1200 GT||2005 – 2008|
|BMW||K1200 R||2005 – 2008|
|BMW||K1200 R SPORT||2005 – 2008|
|BMW||K1200 S||2005 – 2008|
|BMW||R 1200 GS ADVENTURE||2005|
|BMW||R 1200 R||2009 – 2010|
|BMW||R1200 GS||2005 – 2011|
|BMW||R1200 GS ADVENTURE||2006 – 2011|
|BMW||R1200 HP2||2006 – 2008|
|BMW||R1200 R||2006 – 2008, 2011|
|BMW||R1200 RT||2005 – 2011|
|BMW||R1200 S||2006 – 2008|
|BMW||R1200 ST||2005 – 2008|
|BMW||S1000 RR||2010 – 2011|
Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2009-2011 K1300 (S, GT), 2010-2011 S1000 RR, 2005-2011 R1200 (GS, GS Adventure, R, RT, S, ST), 2006-2010 HP2 (Enduro, Megamoto, Sport), 2005-2008 K1200 (R, R Sport, S, GT), and 2012 K1600 (GT, GTL) motorcycles that were repaired under recall 13V-617 with the support ring remedy and where the fuel pump was not replaced at a later date. This recall involves the fuel pump, and also the auxiliary fuel pump as applicable. The affected motorcycles have a fuel pump flange that may crack, possibly resulting in a fuel leak while the engine is running.
Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump(s) with an improved version, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 2, 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