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

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make / Model / Model Year(s)

BMW S 1000 RR2013


Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
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.


CONSEQUENCE:
The rider may start riding with the side-stand down, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
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.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)