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Unread 12-03-2013, 08:44 AM   #1
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BMW issues recall for certain 2012 models

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC


SUMMARY:

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2012K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, anincorrect throttle valve control signal may be received by the enginecontrol unit, limiting the engine speed.

CONSEQUENCE:

As a result of the reduced engine speed, the engine could stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the throttle controlsoftware, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin inDecember 2013. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic SafetyAdministration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



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