BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 R NINE T motorcycles. The bolts that connect the right-side swingarm pivot pin to the frame may loosen.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the right-side pivot pin loosens, the handling and stability of the motorcycle may be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will remove the pivot pin bolts, clean, and re-install them with the proper torque after applying a thread locking adhesive, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 9, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at CustomerRelations@bmwmotorcycles.com.

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 RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: RCAK-17V502-6153

Report Receipt Date: AUG 14, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V502000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,368

Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
  • BMWR NINE T2014-2017
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

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