BMW ( 12V487000 )
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 06:00:01 EST
Vehicle Make / Model:
BMW / K1200 R
BMW / K1200 R SPORT
BMW / K1200 S
BMW of North America, LLC
Report Receipt Date: OCT 05, 2012
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Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,062
Summary: BMW is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 K1200 S, K1200 R, and K1200 R Sport motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, the brake fluid in the front brake fluid reservoir can foam.
Consequence: Brake fluid that foams could lead to a reduced braking capability of the front brake system, possibly resulting in a crash.
Remedy: The front brake fluid reservoir will be retrofitted with a screen insert, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during November 2012. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.