Engine Connecting Rods may Loosen – 2019 BMW F850GS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V830
Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected 1

 

Engine Connecting Rods may Loosen

Loose engine connecting rods can damage the engine, causing a loss of engine power, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling one 2019 F850GS motorcycle. The engine connecting rods may not have been installed properly, possibly causing them to become loose and disconnect over time.

 

Remedy

The motorcycle has not yet been sold, and the dealer will replace the engine, free of charge, prior to sale. The recall is expected begin in December 2018. 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


Service Information No. 0000112500

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCRIT-18V830-4581.pdf

Download (PDF, 225KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

December 3, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V830-5568.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V830&docType=RCL


 

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