Motorcycle News - BMW Recalls Certain G310R and G310GS Motorcycles
2017-2018 BMW G310GS and G310R motorcycles (which are made in India) could potentially have weak or faulty kickstands that could cause the bike to fall over while parked. This is due to repeated use over time, and owners will have their sidestands replaced free of charge.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 16, 2018
BMW Recall: Side Stand or Frame Damage
Damage to the side stand and/or frame may result in the motorcycle unexpectedly falling over while it is stationary, increasing the risk of injury.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V408000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,376
Summary: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2017-2018 BMW G310R and 2018 BMW G310GS motorcycles. Over time, repeated use and loading of the side stand could cause damage to the side stand and the motorcycle’s frame.
Remedy: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the frame, installing a reinforcement plate and new side stand, or the frame will be replaced if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 7, 2018. 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.
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July 16, 2018 at 02:14PM