Reflex Reflectors may not be Visible/FMVSS 108 – 2014-2016 BMW F800GT & 2015-2016 F800R Motorcycles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V591
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,478

 

Reflex Reflectors may not be Visible/FMVSS 108

Obscured reflectors may reduce the visibility of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

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.”

 

Remedy

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.

 

Notes

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.

 

Check if your BMW Motorcycle has a Recall

 


https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCMN-17V591-3736.pdf

RCMN-17V591-3736

 


https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V591-7907.pdf

RCAK-17V591-7907

 


 

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