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Recall: BMW S 1000 RR - 2013 F700 GS and F800 GS motorcycles
RECALL Subject : Side Stand Switch may come Loose
Report Receipt Date: JUN 28, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V279000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 870
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Vehicle Make / Model / Model Year(s)
BMW S 1000 RR2013
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013 F700 GS and F800 GS motorcycles manufactured June 1, 2012, through October 18, 2012. The side-stand switch that prevents the engine from running while the side-stand is down may become damaged allowing the engine to run with the side-stand down.
The rider may start riding with the side-stand down, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners and dealers will secure the side-stand switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)