BMW G650GS Sertao ECU Recall

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 BMW G650GS motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to October 12, 2015, and 2013-2015 BMW G650GS Sertao motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to May 23, 2014. The affected motorcycles may stall during operation due to an engine control unit (ECU) software issue.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the engine stalls during operation, it increases the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 18, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall supersedes recall 15V-537. Motorcycles that were repaired under that recall need to have their software updated again as part of this campaign.

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.

Report Receipt Date: SEP 26, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V689000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,398

MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: rcak-16v689-6554

SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: rclrpt-16v689-3389

MANUFACTURER NOTICE TO DEALERS & DISTRIBUTORS: rcmn-16v689-0969

Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
  • BMW G650GS 2013-2016
  • BMW G650GS SERTAO 2013-2015
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

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