The following report is filed with the NHTSA: Report Receipt Date: July 10, 2017 NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V438000 Component(s): Suspension Potential Number of Units Affected: 14,626 Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the fork tube detaches from the sealing plug, the handling and stability of the motorcycle will be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
THE FIX:BMW will notify owners, and dealers will add an additional fixed fork tube bush. A fork that is sufficiently damaged will be replaced with a modified new part. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 1, 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.