BMW Motorcycle Fuel Pump Recall
BMW is recalling the following motorcycles which were manufactured with a potentially defective fuel pump that may crack and leak fuel during use:
- 2011-2014 BMW S 1000 RR/R/ HP4
- 2011-2014 BMW R 1200 GS/GS Adventure/R/RT
- 2011-2014 BMW K 1300 S
- 2011-2014 BMW K 1600 GT/GTL/GTL Exclusive
- 2014 BMW R nine T
"The fuel pump, and auxiliary fuel pump in certain models, may crack and leak fuel during vehicle operation," NHTSA said. "A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, may result in a fire."
BMW is notifying owners and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge.
This recall began on April 2, 2021.
BMW Motorrad Recall
According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this recall affects the following motorcycles from BMW's 2020 Motorrad line-up, including:
- BMW F 750 GS
- BMW F 850 GS
- BMW F 850 GS Adventure
- BMW F 900 R
- BMW F 900 XR
- BMW R Nine T
- BMW R Nine T Pure
- BMW R Nine T Scrambler
- BMW S 1000 R
- BMW S 1000 RR
- BMW R 1250 GS
- BMW R 1250 GS Adventure
- BMW R 1250 R
- BMW R 1250 RS
- BMW K 1600 B
These motorcycles are equipped with an emergency stop signal function that should keep the rear brake light on when braking. However, it has been found in some cases that the light flashes instead of staying on, making the bikes non-compliant with the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, NHTSA said. A flashing light could be misinterpreted by some road users, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW is notifying registered owners and dealers will fix the defective brake light, free of charge. This recall began on March 19, 2020.
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BMW Motorcycle Brake Light Recall
BMW is recalling the following motorcycles over concerns that their brake lights may flash instead of remaining steady during emergency braking:
- 2020 BMW F900R
- 2020 BMW F900XR
- 2020 BMW S1000RR
- 2020 BMW F750GS
- 2020 BMW F850GS
- 2020 BMW F850GS Adventure
- 2020 BMW R1250GS
- 2020 BMW R1250GS Adventure
- 2020 BMW R1250RS
- 2020 BMW R1250R
- 2020 BMW RnineT
- 2020 BMW RnineT Pure
- 2020 BMW RnineT Scrambler
- 2019-2020 BMW S1000R
These motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor
Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment," according to the NHTSA. A flashing brake light can cause confusion to other drivers on the road, increasing the risk of a crash. This recall began on May 4, 2020.
BMW K 1200 / K 1300 Motorcycle Recall
BMW is recalling certain model 2004-2010 K1200 and K1300 motorcycles due to suspension/front wheel bearing issues. BMW says the following motorcycles are affected due to the recall:
K1200 GT / 2004-2010 K1200 R / 2004-2010 K1200 S / 2004-2010 K1300 GT / 2004-2010 K1300 R / 2004-2010 K1300 S / 2004-2010
BMW says the front bearings could be subject to corrosion, which could lead to reduced movement of the link lever. This could affect the handling of the motorcycle, causing the driver to lose control, which may result in a crash.
BMW R1250 Recall
BMW is recalling R1250GS and R1250RT motorcycles from model year 2020 for a potentially damaged pivot pin which may cause the connection between the final drive and swing arm to loosen, according to the NHTSA. A loose connection between the final drive and swing arm will reduce stability and control, increasing the risk of a crash. This recall began on May 11, 2020.
BMW R Nine T Recall
BMW is recalling the following motorcycles for a brake fluid reservoir cap which may not clearly state the required type of brake fluid and the process for filling the reservoir:
- 2018-2020 BMW RnineT Scrambler
- 2018 2020 BWM RnineT
- 2020 BMW R1250R
- 2020 BMW R1250RS
- 2019-2020 BMW Rnine T Pure
- 2019-2020 BMW R1250GS
- 2019-2020 BMW R1250GS Adventure
- 2019-2020 BMW R1250RT
- 2018 BMW RnineT Racer
These motorcycles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 122,"Motorcycle Brake Systems." Improper brake system maintenance could affect braking performance and increase the risk of a crash. This recall began on May 11, 2020.
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