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BMW is Recalling certain 2013-2015 G 650 GS motorcycles

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 1, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Engine Control Unit Software may cause Low Idle

Report Receipt Date: AUG 24, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V537000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,060

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

 

Model

G 650 GS 2013 – 2015

G 650 GS SERATO 2013 – 2014

 

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

 

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 G 650 GS motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to March 2, 2015, and 2013-2014 G 650 GS Sertao motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to May 23, 2014. The affected motorcycles may stall when they are idling and the clutch lever is pulled in.

 

CONSEQUENCE:
If the engine stalls, there is an increased risk of a crash.

 

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install a revised version of the engine control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or by email at [email protected].

 

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.

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