BMW Recall of certain 2019-2020 K1600 GT, K1600 GTL, and K1600 B motorcycles

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WASHINGTON D.C. – January 27, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

BMW Recall: Damaged Link Strut May Affect Riding Stability

A damaged link strut can cause the rear of the motorcycle to contact the rear wheel, affecting riding stability and control, and increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V023000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,625

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
BMW K 1600 B 2019 – 2020
BMW K 1600 GT 2019 – 2020
BMW K 1600 GTL 2019 – 2020

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 K1600 GT, K1600 GTL, and K1600 B motorcycles. The link strut connecting the rear suspension to the frame may have insufficient strength, which can cause the link strut to become damaged.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the rear link strut, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 15, 2022. 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.nhtsa.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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