BMW R80 1978: WHEELS

Make : BMW Model : R80 Year : 1978
Build Dates : 1976-09-01 - 1982-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V092000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 1984-08-16 Date Added to Database: 1984-09-13
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 24166
Summary:
      WHEEL MAY DEVELOP CRACKS AND FRACTURES FROM OPERATING ON ROUGH ROADS. "SPOKES WILL PRIMARILY BE AFFECTED".
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      UPON INSPECTION, A REDESIGNED WHEEL WILL BE INSTALLED ALONG WITH A NEW INNER TUBE AND THE NEEDED BALANCE WEIGHTS.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED WITH 19 INCH CAST ALLOY FRONT WHEELS.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; FRONT WHEEL.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: WHEEL OPERATION COULD BE IMPAIRED. SPOKES MAY BREAK ORTHE INNER TUBE MAY BE DAMAGED.NOTE: IF NOISE OR UNUSUAL VIBRATIONS DEVELOP, DO NOT OPERATE VEHICLE. FURTHEROPERATION COULD RESULT IN AN ACCIDENT.