BMW F650 2001: SUSPENSION:REAR

Make : BMW Model : F650 Year : 2001
Build Dates : 2000-03-01 - 2000-12-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 01V047000
Date Owner's Notified: 2001-05-10 Date Received by ODI: 2001-02-23 Date Added to Database: 2001-02-28
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1183
Summary:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. UNDER CERTAIN RIDING CONDITIONS WHEN THE REAR BRAKE AND THE THROTTLE ARE APPLIED SIMULTANEOUSLY, THE REAR BRAKE CALIPER SUPPORT COULD BEND, LEADING TO CONTACT BETWEEN THE BRAKE HOSE CONNECTING PIECE ON THE REAR CALIPER AND THE SWING ARM.
Consequence:
      BRAKE FLUID LEAKAGE FROM THE CALIPER COULD OCCUR, RESULTING IN LOSS OF REAR BRAKING CAPABILITY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR BRAKE CALIPER SUPPORT AND, IF IT IS BENT, WILL REPLACE THE SWING ARM, TOGETHER WITH THE CALIPER AND BRAKE HOSE, IF NECESSARY. IF THE SUPPORT IS NOT BENT, IT WILL BE REINFORCED WITH A PLASTIC BLOCK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 10, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117, OPTION "4.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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