BMW R80 1986: SUSPENSION:REAR

Make : BMW Model : R80 Year : 1986
Build Dates : 1985-10-01 - 1987-03-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 87V193000
Date Owner's Notified: 1988-02-10 Date Received by ODI: 1987-12-18 Date Added to Database: 1988-01-07
Manufacturers Involved: BMW of North America, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4687
Summary:
      LOWER PART OF SPRING/DAMPER UNIT EYELET, WHICH ATTACHES TO THE REAR DRIVE UNIT, COULD CRACK.
Consequence:
      IN EXTREME CASES, SPRING DAMPER COULD DETACH FROM REARDRIVE ALLOWING REAR OF MOTORCYCLE TO DROP ONTO REAR TIRE, CAUSING DRAG ON TIREAND UNSTABLE HANDLING.
Remedy:
      REPLACE EYELET WITH A STRENGTHENED ONE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: REAR SPRING/DAMPER UNIT.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES