Report Receipt Date: December 30, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V948000 Component(s): Suspension Potential Number of Units Affected: 21 Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
THE RECALL:BMW North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 S 1000 RR motorcycles manufactured from June 8, 2016, to November 16, 2016, and 2017 S 1000 R motorcycles manufactured on October 12, 2016. One of the bolts on the rear suspension deflection lever may loosen and adversely affect the handling of the motorcycle.
WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the bolt loosens and affects the motorcycle's handling, there may be an increased risk of a crash.
THE FIX:BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bolts and tighten them to the proper specifications, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 10, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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 safercar.gov.