Reflex Reflector Visibility Blocked/FMVSS 108 – 2013-2017 BMW R1200GS, F800R & F800GT, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure, 2016-2017 S1000XR, 2015-2017 R1200R & R1200RS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V481
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 29,281

 

Reflex Reflector Visibility Blocked/FMVSS 108

If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2017 R1200GS, F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS motorcycles.

When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors.

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.”

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RECALL 17V-428: FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG SEAT OCCUPANCY SENSOR MAT – 2006 BMW

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V428
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 2,158

 

Front Passenger Seat Occupant Detection Mat Defect

Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, Inc. (BMW) is recalling certain 2006 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi, 525i, 525xi, 530i, 530xi, and 550i vehicles equipped with the Sport Seat option and certain 2006 525i, 525xi, 530i, 530xi, 550i vehicles with standard seats.

The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if, and how, the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure.

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Retrofit Fixed Fork Tube Bushing – 2014-2017 BMW R1200GS & R1200GS Adventure

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V438
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected 14,626

 

Fork Tube may Detach From Upper Triple Clamp

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.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycles.

The motorcycle fixed fork tube may separate from the pressed in seal plug that secures the tube to the upper triple clamp.

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Rear Reflector Non-Compliance Recall 15V-188 Model Year 2013-2014 BMW 5 Series Sedan (including M5 and ActiveHybrid 5)

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V188
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 13,981

 

Rear Reflex Reflectors/FMVSS 108

The vehicle may be less visible to other vehicles, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, and M5 vehicles, 2013 ActiveHybrid 5 vehicles and 2014 525d xDrive vehicles.

The rear reflex reflectors may not reflect enough light. As such, the vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

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RECALL 17V-379: CHECK AND REPLACE LEFT REAR LAMP – 2013-2015 BMW 7 Series

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V379
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected 92

 

Incorrect Left Rear Assembly Lamp/FMVSS 108

Vehicles with the incorrect left rear lamp assemblies may be less conspicuous to other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2015 740i, 740Li, 740Lxi, 750i, 750xi, 750Li and 750Lxi and 2014 ActiveHybrid 7 vehicles.

The affected vehicles may have received incorrect replacement left rear taillight assemblies.

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.”

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