This is the U.S. version of the previously posted Transport Canada / BMW recall of the same products.

September 22, 2017 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 17V591000
Reflex Reflectors may not be Visible/FMVSS 108
Obscured reflectors may reduce the visibility of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V591000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components EQUIPMENT

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,478

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2016 F800 GT and 2015-2016 F800 R motorcycles. The rear side reflex reflectors on these vehicles may not be properly visible in certain traffic conditions. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the license plate holder to reposition the rear side reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 13, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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
5 Affected Products

BMW F800 GT 2014-2016

BMW F800 R 2015-2016

3 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement RCAK-17V591-7907.pdf 247.418KB
Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc) - Subject: STOP SALE F 800 R, F 800 GT (K71 & K73) Date: Friday, September 22, 2017 RCMN-17V591-3736.pdf 15.878KB
Non-Compliance Notice 573 Report/FMVSS 108 RCLRPT-17V591-6867.PDF 216.579KB