Make : BMW Model : R1200 RS Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2014-10-01 - 2017-07-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V481000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-10-16 Date Received by ODI: 2017-07-28 Date Added to Database: 2017-08-02
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 47775
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2013-2017 F800R and F800GT motorcycles, 2014-2018 R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure motorcycles, 2016-2017 S1000XR motorcycles and 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS, 2008-2012 F650GS, 2008-2018 F800GS, and 2014-2017 F800GS Adventure motorcycles. When equipped with the optional aluminum luggage cases, the rear reflex reflectors may be partially blocked. The aluminum case mounts for the R1200GS and R1200GS Adventure may also partially block the reflectors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
      If the rear reflex reflectors are obscured from view, it can increase the risk of a crash.
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will install reflectors on the cases or for the case mounts, an additional bracket with rear reflex reflectors, free of charge. The recall began October 16, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
      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