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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
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,060

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make




G 650 GS 2013 – 2015

G 650 GS SERATO 2013 – 2014


Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC


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.


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


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].


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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