2013 Side Stand Recall Notice
not sure if this was posted elsewhere, but figured Id mention it.
Report Receipt Date: FEB 19, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V065000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,453
All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)
2013 BMW C600 SPORT MAXI-SCOOTER
2013 BMW C650 GT
2013 BMW F700 GS
2013 BMW F800 GS
2013 BMW F800 GS ADVENTURE
2013 BMW F800 GT
2013 BMW R1200 GS
2013 BMW R1200 R
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
(2 documents from announcement as PDF attachments)
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013 C 600 Sport, C 650 GT, F 700 GS, F 800 GS, F 800 GS Adventure, F 800 GT, R 1200 R and R1200 GS motorcycles. Water may enter the side-stand switch preventing the motorcycle from starting or potentially shutting off the motorcycle while it is being ridden.
An unexpected shutdown increases the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the side-stand switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2014. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.
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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