Safety Recall 19V-697 – Oil Cooler Hose – 2020 BMW S1000RR Motorcycles

October 2, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V697000

Oil Cooler Hoses May Leak

Leaking oil may drip in the path of the rear tire, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V697

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 416

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 S 1000 RR motorcycles. The oil cooler hoses may not be attached properly to the oil pipes, possibly resulting in an oil leak.

 

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler assembly, including the hoses, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 27, 2019. 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


Oil Cooler Hose
Safety Recall 19V-xyz
Model Year 2020
BMW S 1000 RR
Last Updated 10/02/2019

 

Q1. Which BMW models in the US are potentially affected by this Safety Recall?

Approximately 323 Model Year 2020 BMW S 1000 RR motorcycles in the US, produced between Mar 2019 and Aug 2019, are potentially affected.

 

Q2. What is the specific issue?

Over time, the oil cooler hose(s) may develop cracks which could allow oil to leak from the hose and onto the rear tire.

 

Q3. What can happen as a result of this issue?

If oil were to contact the rear tire, this could affect handling and control of the motorcycle, and increase the risk of a crash.

 

Q4. Can I continue to ride my motorcycle?

Yes. However, when you receive a letter via First Class mail from BMW informing you that the remedy for this Safety Recall is available, please contact an authorized BMW motorcycle dealer to have this performed as soon as possible.  If you are not the only rider of this motorcycle, please advise all other riders of this important information.

 

Q5. How did BMW become aware of this issue?

BMW became aware of this issue through its quality control procedures.

 

Q6. Why are other BMW motorcycles not included in this Safety Recall?

Other motorcycles are not equipped with this specific oil cooler assembly configuration.

 

Q7. Can I determine if this issue exists on my motorcycle

If you notice oil on the ground when parked, an odor of burnt oil, or see smoke near the area of the exhaust manifold, your motorcycle may be experiencing this issue.

 

Q8. How will my motorcycle be repaired?

The oil cooler assembly will be replaced.

 

Q9. How will I be informed of this Safety Recall?

You will receive a letter in November via First Class mail advising you of this Safety Recall and requesting that you schedule an appointment with an authorized BMW motorcycle dealer to have this Safety Recall performed.  You can locate your nearest authorized BMW motorcycle dealer at www.bmwmotorcycles.com/dealer.

 

Q10. How long will the repair take?

This repair may take several hours, and will be performed for free by your authorized BMW motorcycle dealer.

 

Q11. Do I have to wait for my letter in order to have my motorcycle serviced?

Yes.  We are in the process of implementing this Safety Recall to ensure that the necessary parts, tools, and procedures are available, prior to contacting you to schedule your motorcycle to have this Safety Recall performed.  For the latest updates to this Safety Recall, please visit www.bmwmotorcycles.com/recall.


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
BMW S1000 RR 2020

2 Associated Documents

Recall 573 Report – Amendment 1

RCLRPT-19V697-4551.PDF 214.005KB

Download (PDF, 209KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-19V697-4673.pdf 300.3KB

Download (PDF, 293KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=19V697&docType=RCL



 


 

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