BMW R1100 R Recalls
There have been 0 recalls on R1100 R vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2001-01-05 due to a problem with the coil springs. Approximately 174 vehicles were involved. Since 1999, R1100 R's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
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Detailed Recall Information for BMW R1100 R
|2001-01-05||(Published by NHTSA on 2001-01-05)|
|Recall Summary:||VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE SINGLE FRONT SPRING STRUT IS MOUNTED BETWEEN THE FRAME AND THE FRONT SUSPENSION ARM, AFT OF THE FRONT FORK TUBES. DUE TO A WELDING PROBLEM DURING PRODUCTION OF THE SPRING STRUT, THE LOWER SPRING SEAT ON THE STRUT COULD BREAK. SINCE THE SEAT IS THE LOWER SUPPORT FOR THE SPRING, THE SPRING IN THIS CASE WOULD THEN EXTEND TO ITS FULL LENGTH. THIS WOULD CAUSE THE FRONT OF THE MOTORCYCLE'S FRAME TO DROP BY APPROXIMATELY 2.5 INCHES, WITHOUT WARNING.|
|Hazard:||THIS COULD AFFECT THE STABILITY OF THE MOTORCYCLE AND THE OPERATOR'S BALANCE COULD BE UPSET, IF THIS WERE TO OCCUR WHILE RIDING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT SPRING STRUT FOR PRODUCTION DATE, AND REPLACE THE SPRING IF IT IS FOUND TO BE AN AFFECTED PART. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 12, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BMW AT 1-800-831-1117.|
|Additional Info:||ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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