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BMW G650x Challenge Recalls

There have been 2 recalls on G650x Challenge vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-03-11 due to a problem with the rear. Approximately 744 vehicles were involved. Since 2007, G650x Challenge's have experienced approximately 4 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the engine. See a list of recalls for your model year below.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional BMW Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.

Recalled BMW G650x Challenge vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for BMW G650x Challenge

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2007
2008-03-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-11)
Recall Summary: BMW IS RECALLING 744 MY 2007 G650X CHALLENGER AND COUNTRY MOTORCYCLES. THE MOTORCYCLES MAY HAVE HAD THE WRONG CIRCULAR CLIP INSTALLED ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE REAR WHEEL BEARING GUIDE. THIS CIRCLIP CAN RUB AGAINST A SPACER BUSHING, CREATING METAL SHAVINGS WHICH MAY ENTER THE WHEEL BEARING, CAUSING IT TO FAIL AND THE ANTILOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MAY MALFUNCTION. THIS WOULD BE INDICATED BY ILLUMINATION OF THE ABS WARNING LAMP.
Hazard: IF THIS HAPPENED, THE BRAKES WOULD REMAIN FULLY AVAILABLE TO SLOW AND STOP THE MOTORCYCLE. DEPENDING ON TRAFFIC AND ROAD CONDITIONS AS WELL AS A RIDER'S REACTIONS, COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL CHECK AND INSTALL A CORRECT CIRCLIP, ALONG WITH A NEW SPACER BUSHING, WHEEL BEARINGS, AND SHAFT SEALING RINGS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING APRIL 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V111000
   
2008-03-11 (Published by NHTSA on 2008-03-11)
Recall Summary: BMW IS RECALLING 1,391 MY 2007 G650X CHALLENGE, COUNTRY, AND MOTO MOTORCYCLES. THE FUEL LINES MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING PRODUCTION, AND COULD DEVELOP A LEAK. THE LEAK COULD OCCUR EITHER THROUGH THE FABRIC INLAY AT THE END OF THE LINE, OR, THROUGH A CRACK IN THE ACTUAL LINE.
Hazard: FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FUEL LINES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN DURING APRIL 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=08V106000
   
2007-08-22 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-22)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE FUEL PUMP WIRING SET HAS NOT BEEN MANUFACTURED ACCORDING TO SPECIFICATION. THE CONTACTS IN THE PLUG FOR THE FUEL PUMP CAN BREAK.
Hazard: THE FUEL PUMP WILL FAIL AND FUEL DELIVERY TO THE ENGINE WOULD CEASE CAUSING THE ENGINE TO STALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL PUMP UNIT WIRING SET FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V376000
   
2007-08-17 (Published by NHTSA on 2007-08-17)
Recall Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, A LEFT-SIDE CHAIN TENSIONER HAS BEEN INCORRECTLY INSTALLED ON THE RIGHT SIDE. AS A RESULT, A HEX NUT, WHICH IS USED TO SECURE THE CHAIN TENSIONER, IS IMPROPERLY SEATED AGAINST THE TENSIONER.
Hazard: LOOSENING OF THE CHAIN TENSIONER AND THE REAR WHEEL AXLE MAY OCCUR. THIS COULD LEAD TO A CONDITION IN WHICH THE MOTORCYCLE IS UNSTABLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW RIGHT SIDE CHAIN TENSIONER FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 13, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.
Additional Info: CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=07V367000
   
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Additional BMW Models

Recalls have also been issued under these model names:
1 Series1 Series M
128i135i
228i3 Series
320320i
320xi323
323i325
325ci325i
325it325xi
325xit328
328d328i
328xd328xi
330330ci
330i330xi
335335d
335i335xi
428i428xi
430i435i
435xi440i
5 Series5 Series Gran Turismo
525525i
525ia525ia Sport Wagon
525it525ita
525xi528i
528it530
530i530ia
530xi535d
535i535i Gran Turismo
540540i
540ia540ia Sport Wagon
540iat540it
540ita550i
550i Gran Turismo6 Series
635640i
650i7 Series
740i740ia
740il740ila
740ilp740li
745i745li
750i750il
750ilp750li
750lxi760i
760liActivee
Activehybrid 3C600 Sport Maxi Scooter
C650 GtC650 Gt Maxi-scooter
F 650 GsF 800 Gs
F 800 SF 800 St
F650F650 Cs
F650 GsF650 Gs Dakar
F650gsF650gs Dakar
F700 GsF800 Gs
F800 Gs AdventureF800 Gt
F800 SF800 St
G 650 GsG 650 Gs Serato
G 650 X Us ChallengeG 650 X Us Country
G 650 X Us MotoG650gs
G650gs SertaoG650x Country
G650x MotoHp2 Enduro
Hp2 MegamotoHp2 Sport
I3I8
K 1200 GtK 1200 R
K 1200 R SportK 1200 S
K 1300 GtK 1300 R
K 1300 SK 1600 Gt
K 1600 GtlK Series
K1200 GtK1200 Lt
K1200 RK1200 R Sport
K1200 SK1200rs
K1300 GtK1300 R
K1300 SM2
M235iM3
M4M5
M6R 1100 S
R 1150 GsR 1150 Gs Adventure
R 1150 RR 1150 Rs
R 1150 RtR 1200 Gs
R 1200 Gs AdventureR 1200 R
R 1200 RtR 1200 Rt (authority)
R 1200 SR 1200 St
R ModelR Nine T
R SeriesR1100 R
R1100 SR1100rt P
R1150 RR1150 Rt
R1150gsR1200 Gs
R1200 Gs AdventureR1200 Hp2
R1200 RR1200 Rt
R1200 SR1200 St
R1200cR850 R
S 1000 RS 1000 Rr
X1X1 Sav
X3X3 Sav
X4X5
X5 Diesel SavX5 Sav
X6X6 Activehybrid Sac
X6 SacX6 Sav
Z3Z4
Z8

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