BMW Recall of certain 2022-2023 S 1000R and 2020-2023 S 1000XR motorcycles

230213 S 1000 XR [678]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 13, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

BMW Recall: Riding Mode Feature Inadvertently Deactivated

Riding a motorcycle without knowing that the “front wheel lift-off assistant” has been deactivated can result in unexpected handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V051000

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 754

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
BMW S 1000 R 2022 – 2023
BMW S 1000 XR 2020 – 2023

Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2022-2023 S 1000R and 2020-2023 S 1000XR motorcycles. During a software update performed at a dealership, the “Dynamic Pro” riding mode feature “front wheel lift-off assistant” may have been inadvertently deactivated without alerting the rider.

Remedy

BMW will instruct owners to check the configuration settings in the “Dynamic Pro” riding mode and adjust the settings as needed. Dealers will also inspect the motorcycles, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 28, 2023. 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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