BMW G650X COUNTRY 2007: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : BMW Model : G650X COUNTRY Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-01-20 - 2007-03-06
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V367000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-11-13 Date Received by ODI: 2007-08-15 Date Added to Database: 2007-08-17
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 173
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, A LEFT-SIDE CHAIN TENSIONER HAS BEEN INCORRECTLY INSTALLED ON THE RIGHT SIDE. AS A RESULT, A HEX NUT, WHICH IS USED TO SECURE THE CHAIN TENSIONER, IS IMPROPERLY SEATED AGAINST THE TENSIONER.
Consequence:
      LOOSENING OF THE CHAIN TENSIONER AND THE REAR WHEEL AXLE MAY OCCUR. THIS COULD LEAD TO A CONDITION IN WHICH THE MOTORCYCLE IS UNSTABLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW RIGHT SIDE CHAIN TENSIONER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 13, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.