BMW K 1600 GT 2012: ENGINE

Make : BMW Model : K 1600 GT Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-01-10 - 2012-03-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V526000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-12-20 Date Received by ODI: 2013-10-25 Date Added to Database: 2013-11-07
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2475
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain model year 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, an incorrect throttle valve control signal may be received by the engine control unit, limiting the engine speed.
Consequence:
      As a result of the reduced engine speed, the engine could stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the throttle control software, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin in December 2013. Owners may contact BMW customer relations at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations"bmwusa.com.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
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.