BMW Recall of certain R 1250 motorcycles

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 2, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

BMW Recall: Tire Pressure Label Not Affixed Properly/FMVSS 120

If the label detaches from the motorcycle, proper tire pressure information may not be readily available. This could result in the rider improperly filling the tires which may affect motorcycle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V495000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected: 447

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
BMW R 1250 GS 2021
BMW R 1250 GS ADVENTURE 2021
BMW R 1250 R 2021
BMW R 1250 RS 2021
BMW R 1250 RT 2021

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 R 1250 RT, R 1250 R, R 1250 RS, R 1250 GS and R 1250 GS Adventure motorcycles. The tire pressure labels may not remain affixed to the motorcycle frame. As a result, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 120, “Wheels and Rims-Other Than Passenger Cars.”

Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tire pressure label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 12, 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

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