2016-2017 BMW S1000RR Rear Shock Recall

BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 S1000RR motorcycles manufactured June 8, 2016, to November 16, 2016, and 2017 S 1000 R motorcycles manufactured on October 12, 2016. One of the bolts on the rear suspension deflection lever may loosen and adversely affect the handling of the motorcycle.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the bolt loosens and affects the motorcycle’s handling, there may be an increased risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bolts and tighten them to the proper specifications, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 10, 2017. 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.

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Report Receipt Date: DEC 30, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V948000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 21
Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)
  • BMW S 1000 R 2017
  • BMW S 1000 RR 2016-2017

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