Final Drive Pivot Pin may Come Loose – 2020 BMW R1250GS & R1250RT Motorcycles

“This site contains affiliate links for which OEMDTC may be compensated”

March 19, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V165000

Final Drive Pivot Pin may Come Loose

A loose connection between the final drive and swing arm will reduce stability and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V165

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 4

 

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 R1250GS and R1250RT motorcycles. The pivot pin that connects the final drive to the swing arm may be damaged, causing the connection between the final drive and swing arm to loosen.

 

Remedy

Dealers will replace the pivot pin, free of charge. The motorcycles are not with owners at this time. The recall began April 28, 2020. Please contact BMW customer service number 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

 


SIB 33 01 20

2020-04-28

RECALL CAMPAIGN 20V-165 REAR DRIVE PIVOT PIN

 

MODEL

E-Series Model Description
K50 R 1250 GS (0J93)
K51 R 1250 GS Adventure (0J53)
K52 R 1250 RT (0J63)

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

In order to determine if a specific vehicle is affected by this Campaign, it will be necessary to verify all VIN’s through AIR (Aftersales Information Research). Based on the response of the system, either proceed with the repair or take no further action. Please note, VIN’s in DCS Vehicle History Check may not appear until 24-72 hours after the release of this bulletin, therefore AIR is the recommended method for determining open campaigns.

 

DELIVERY STOP

This Service Information Bulletin replaces delivery stop “STOP330004.

 

NHTSA STATEMENT

Please be reminded that it is a violation of federal law (The Safety Act) for you to sell, lease or deliver any new motorcycle covered by this notification until the recall repair has been performed. This means that dealers may not legally deliver new motorcycles to consumers until they are fixed or use/sell replacement equipment/parts subject to this recall.

 

Note also that:

Substantial civil penalties apply to violations of the Safety Act

You should not sell, lease or deliver any Certified Pre-Owned or used motorcycles subject to a safety recall until the repair is completed.

Please follow any special instructions that we provide to you for the return or disposition of recall parts.

 

SITUATION

The material of the pivot pin, which connects the swinging arm with the bevel gears, does not meet the required level of quality and could break while riding. The screw connection of the swinging arm to the bevel gears can then become loose, affecting riding stability and control.

 

Figure 1: Affected pivot pin (circled)

 

 

CORRECTION

As of February 3, 2020 motorcycles are produced with pivot pins produced to specifications.

 

PROCEDURE

Replace the pivot pin as described in the attached repair instructions.

 

PARTS INFORMATION

Part Number Description Quantity
33 17 8 375 112 Bearing Journal 1
07 12 9 907 075 ISA Bolt M12x1.5×80 1
33 35 8 529 484 Cover Cap (R 1250 Models) 1

 

WARRANTY INFORMATION

The repair described in this bulletin is covered under warranty regardless of time or mileage.

Reimbursement for this Recall Campaign is through normal claim entry utilizing the following information:

 

Defect Code

0000334500 Change bearing journals for bevel gears

 

Labor Operation Description Labor Allowance
*00 60 356 Change bearing journals for bevel gears 5 FRUs
+00 60 856 Change bearing journals for bevel gears 4 FRUs

 

*Main Work: This main labor operation includes all repair procedures to complete the task with allowance for necessary ancillary tasks (e.g. visual inspection, lubrication, cleaning parts etc.) and administrative tasks. Only one main labor operation can be claimed per repair visit. All other labor operations for any other line(s) must be claimed using plus code labor operations. Please refer to the Warranty Policy and Procedures Manual regarding add-ons, proper support, documentation, claims submission and archiving requirements as applicable.

 

Questions Regarding This Bulletin?

Technical inquires Please contact the Motorrad Technical Support Group
Warranty inquires Submit an IDS ticket to the Warranty Department
Parts inquires Submit an IDS ticket to the Motorrad Parts Department

 

TREAD ACT CUSTOMER REIMBURSEMENT PLAN

(BMW of North America, LLC)

If you have paid for the repair described in the attached letter, and you would like your expenses to be considered for reimbursement, please contact your authorized BMW Motorcycle dealer. Expenses paid to repair facilities outside of the BMW Motorcycle dealer network will be considered; however, the repair procedure must meet BMW standards.

 

Your authorized BMW Motorcycle dealer will request a copy of your owner notification letter, as well as, your previously paid invoice. They will then inspect your motorcycle (if it is still in your possession) prior to submitting a claim on your behalf to BMW of North America, LLC for reimbursement. Please note the following:

  • Only a repair that is the subject of this safety recall is reimbursable. Consequential expenses such as towing, rental, accommodations, damage repairs, etc. will not be reimbursed.
  • The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for BMW Genuine Parts will be considered as the guideline for reasonable part charges.
  • Repair labor, taxes and hazardous waste disposal, when previously paid, are eligible for reimbursement.
  • Expenses for repairs performed more than 10 days after the date of the last owner notification sent by BMW are not eligible for reimbursement.

Your authorized BMW Motorcycle dealer should be able to answer any questions that you may have regarding your qualifications for reimbursement of a previous repair. If you qualify for such a reimbursement, your BMW Motorcycle dealer will also be able to advise you of the manner in which you can expect to receive reimbursement.

 

Your authorized BMW Motorcycle dealer should be your primary contact on this issue; however, our Customer Relations and Services Department may be contacted at 1-800-525-7417 for any special assistance that you may require.

In special situations where your authorized BMW Motorcycle dealer cannot be of assistance, you may submit your written request for reimbursement to:

Customer Relations and Services Department
BMW of North America, LLC
P.O. Box 1227
Westwood, NJ 07675-1227

 

If you intend to submit a request for reimbursement to our Customer Relations and Services department, your motorcycle (if it is still in your possession and was repaired at a facility outside of the BMW Motorcycle dealer network) will need to be inspected at an authorized BMW Motorcycle dealer before a claim can be accepted for consideration. This is to ensure that prior repairs at an outside facility meet BMW standards for recall completion.


2 Affected Products

Vehicles

MAKE MODEL YEAR
BMW R 1250 GS 2020
BMW R 1250 RT 2020

 


9 Associated Documents

Recall Acknowledgement

RCAK-20V165-5363.pdf 244.727KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [238.99 KB]

 


Defect Notice 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V165-2210.PDF 214.503KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [209.48 KB]

 


Recall Quarterly Report #1, 2020-2

RCLQRT-20V165-8602.PDF 211.12KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [206.17 KB]

 


Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V165-1040.PDF 215.449KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [210.40 KB]

 


Recall 573 Report

RCLRPT-20V165-2263.PDF 215.449KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [210.40 KB]

 


Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)- Dealer Notification re RECALL CAMPAIGN 20V-165 REAR DRIVE PIVOT PIN

RCMN-20V165-8147.pdf 153.101KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [149.51 KB]

 


Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCRIT-20V165-0446.pdf 153.101KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [149.51 KB]

 


Recall Quarterly Report #3, 2020-4

RCLQRT-20V165-1706.PDF 211.301KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [206.35 KB]

 


Recall Quarterly Report #2, 2020-3

RCLQRT-20V165-4257.PDF 211.218KB

Loader Loading...
EAD Logo Taking too long?

Reload Reload document
| Open Open in new tab

Download [206.27 KB]

 


Latest Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=20V165&docType=RCL

 


 

SaleBestseller No. 1
BMW Motorcycles: 100 Years
  • Hardcover Book
  • Dowds, Alan (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 240 Pages - 10/18/2022 (Publication Date) - Motorbooks (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 2
LEGO Technic BMW M 1000 RR 42130 Motorcycle Model Kit for Adults, Build and Display Motorcycle Set with Authentic Features, Motorcycle Gift Idea
  • This LEGO set for adults features a Technic BMW M 1000 RR motorcycle model in 1:5 scale - a first for the LEGO Technic universe
  • Explore the authentic details - the 3-speed (+ neutral) gearbox, steering, front and rear suspension, chain transmission and 4-piston engine
  • From the tyres to the windshield, no detail has been overlooked - admire the red, white & blue color scheme of iconic BMW branding
  • The set includes both a display stand and a racing stand, so you can create a real conversation starter with this impressive motorcycle model
  • This motorcycle model building kit is the result of a partnership between BMW and the LEGO Technic design team
Bestseller No. 3
Bestseller No. 4
MSZ 1/12 Compatible for BMW S1000 Motorcycle Toy,Collector Motorcycle Modle with Display Stand and Helmet Keychain,Toy Motorcycles for 3-9 Year Old Boys Black
  • 【Includes】1 Compatible for S1000 Motorcycle, 1 Display Stand
  • 【 Rear wheel shock absorber】No batteries needed.The front wheels can turn left and right .Press down rear wheel .It can shock absorb.
  • 【Perfect Size for Small Hands】Perfect mini motorcycle toys toddler boy toys designed for 3-9 year old kids' small hands to hold and push, very handy to carry wherever you go, not too big or small
  • 【Safe Toys for Kids】This motorcycle toys are made of high quality ABS plastic and Alloy, safe and 100% Non-Toxic.High quality rubber wheels,anti-skid,shock resistant,strong grip.It made with genuine rubber tires can effectively reduces the impact force.
  • 【Great Gift for Kids】You can choose this beautifully packaged toy car as a birthday gift, Christmas gift, and New Year gift for toddlers. This motorcyclecar set is a great gift and a good choice among your collection of vehicles.
Bestseller No. 5
Aosom 6V Kids Motorcycle Licensed BMW, Toddler Motorcycle with Headlight, Music, 3 Wheeled Electric Motorcycle for Kids, Gift for Boys & Girls, Red
  • Licensed BMW: This officially licensed BMW S1000RR ride-on motorcycle for toddlers is suitable for ages between 18–36 months with a maximum rider weight of 44 lbs. Great for both outdoor and indoor play (under the supervision of an adult).
  • Easy To Operate: Our ride-on motorcycle is easy to operate and comfortable, too, with a faux leather seat. When your child presses the start button, all they have to do is put the pedal to the metal (technically, it's plastic) and they're ready to hit the road.
  • Baby Safe And Stable: Our 3-wheel motorcycle is a safe-n-stable ride that's so stylish your child won't mind. Cruising around at the speed of imagination (a max of 2.5 km/h) on extra-wide tires, they'll feel far too cool to care.
  • Music Function & Headlights: Let baby get lost in play as they have adventures on a bike all their own. Our 3-wheeled motorbike for kids is an immersive experience offering functioning headlights and built-in music.
  • Charging Time: This motorcycle ride-on toy includes a 6V, 4AH Battery. It takes 8–12 hours till the battery is fully charged for 45 minutes of continuous play. Its assembly is hassle-free.
SaleBestseller No. 6
Costzon Kids Electric Ride on Motorcycle, Licensed BMW 6V Battery Powered Toy w/Headlights &Music, Pedal, 3 Wheels for Children Boys & Girls (Dark Red)
  • 🏍️Safe & Reliable Electric Motorcycle: Certified by ASTM and CPSIA, our ride on motorcycle meets the highest safety standards. Beyond this, this BMW motorcycle are equipped with spring suspensions to greatly reduce the shock during traveling and enable the kids to cruise stably, which is suitable for cement floor, brick road, asphalt road and wooden floor.
  • 🏍️Fun Driving Experience: Our 3-wheeler motorcycle is equipped with 6V motor which can provide more stable power. With the foot pedal accelerator, the toddler motorcycle can reach 1.86 mph, which is totally in a safe range. Children can increase their independence and coordination in riding motorcycles.
  • 🎶Multiple Functions for Fun: Experience ultimate entertainment with the interactive dashboard; Equipped with built-in music and headlights, this kids electric motorcycle will become more realistic. Your baby can listen to the music while riding. Bring more exciting and enjoyable experiences to your children.
  • 🔋 Outdoor Play to Exercise: Encourage your kids to spend more time outdoors with their electric riding motorbike. Say goodbye to screen time and hello to fresh air and exercise as they zoom around the neighborhood or race their friends in the park. With 6V 4AH battery, when it is fully charged, your kids can continuously play it for 40 minutes which makes sure that your baby can abundantly enjoy it.
  • 🎁Ideal Toy to Accompany Your Kids: Costzon electric motorcycle for kids build your child's sense of imagination and adventure. Send it to your boys or girls as a Christmas birthday gift. Let it accompany your kids and create cherished childhood memory. Recommended for children 18-36 months old, and the maximum capacity is 44 lbs. Product Size: 26"×14.5"×17.5"(L×W×H).
Bestseller No. 7
Nifeliz R125GX Motorcycle Toy Building Kit, Build a Stylish Motorcycle Display Model, Collectible Motorcycle Model Building Kit for Adults (2369 PCS)
  • Build an authentic 1:5 scale Nifeliz R125GX motorcycle replica with impressive details like signature blue and white color scheme
  • Features include suspension, 6-speed gearbox, opening top case and luggage panniers, plus disc brakes - perfect for any motorcycle collection
  • Challenging build for adults and teens with working steering, 4-cylinder boxer engine with moving pistons, front and rear suspension
  • Comes in luxurious box packaging with 2369 pieces, detailed instruction manual and parts in numbered bags - great motorcycle gift
SaleBestseller No. 8
BMW Motorcycles: The Evolution of Excellence
  • Hardcover Book
  • Ash, Kevin (Author)
  • English (Publication Language)
  • 174 Pages - 11/15/2006 (Publication Date) - Whitehorse Press (Publisher)
SaleBestseller No. 10
Costzon Motorcycle for Kids, 12V Battery Powered Licensed BMW Kids Motorcycle with Headlight, Horn, Music, MP3, USB Port, 3 Wheels Ride on Motorcycle, Electric Motorcycle for Kids Boys & Girls, White
  • Security Certification & Elevated Seat—Certified by ASTM and CPSIA, our electric kids motorcycle meets the highest safety standards. Made of upgrade PP material and metal frame, this ride on motorcycle is durable and harmless to human body. The rear of our BMW motorcycle has equipped an elevated seat, making it safer to ride.
  • Easy Operation for Driving—Just need to press the power button and step down foot pedal, kids can shift forward/ backward level within arm's reach to control the motorcycle forward or backward with safe speed. Besides, with foot pedal and handlebar, you can control variable speed by throttle (up to 4 Mph) and 1 reverse (2 Mph). And the extended seat and easy-to-grip handles bring kids comfortable driving experience.
  • Multiple Functions for Fun—The 12V kids electric motorbike is equipped with horn button, several built-in music and study/nursery rhymes will make this 3-wheeled motorcycle become more realistic. Besides, it’s easy to increase and decrease volume via the volume knob. USB port and MP3 input make more resources available further.
  • All-Terrain All-Day Endless Play—Eqiuped with 12V4.5AH rechargeable battery, our power wheels motorcycle can enjoy a pleasant time after 8-12 hours of charging. Our motorcycle for kids boasts high-performance wear-resistant tread tires, ensuring a smooth ride on various surfaces, such as asphalt road, cement road, brick road and boardwalk. Plus, the cool LED headlights on the front to illuminate the road ahead at night.
  • Ideal Toy to Accompany Your Children— Costzon Kids Motorcycle Ride on Toy build your child's sense of imagination and adventure. Send it to your boys or girls as a Christmas birthday gift. Let it accompany your kids and create cherished childhood memory. Dimension: 32.5” x 16.5” x 21”(L x W x H), and the maximum capacity is 66 lbs.

Last update on 2024-05-18 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

This product presentation was made with AAWP plugin.

Leave a Comment

Share to...