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BMW Issues Recall of R 1200 GS Due to Fork Tube Defect | Latest

Product Safety Australia has announced a recall of BMW's R 1200 GS and R 1200 GSA for a defect related to the fork tubes on 2013 - 2017 Sold models.

Release by Product Safety Australia

What are the defects?

The fixed fork tube can suffer preliminary damage when unusual incidents with momentary high stress occur.

What are the hazards?

Prolonged usage with high stress may cause the pressed in top seal plug in the fixed fork tube to loosen, leading to oil leaks and increasingly imprecise drivability.

If this is not noticed or ignored and further high stress incidents occur, the plug may become completely loose, posing a hazard to the rider and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Known owners will be contacted by BMW Group Australia or a BMW Motorrad dealer. Consumers may contact an authorised BMW Motorrad dealer, or call the BMW Group Customer Interation Centre on 1 800 813 299 to arrange an inspection and repair.

For further information consumers can contact BMW Group Australia: 1800 813 299

Traders who sold this product
BMW Motorrad dealers.
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
22 August 2013 – 19 June 2017

If you own a BMW R 1200 GS you can check if your model is included in the recall by checking this list of VIN list (VINs only).