BMW R1200 RT POLICE 2014: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : BMW Model : R1200 RT POLICE Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2014-04-09 - 2017-07-21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V488000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-10-12 Date Received by ODI: 2017-08-03 Date Added to Database: 2017-08-07
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 911
Summary:
      BMW of North America, LLC "BMW" is recalling certain 2014-2017 R1200RT Police motorcycles. While being used in a special operating mode, the brake lights on these motorcycles may not illuminate when the brakes are applied. 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."
Consequence:
      If the brake light does not illuminate, other drivers may not know that the motorcycle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the motorcycle's software, free of charge. The recall began October 12, 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
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.