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BMW R1200c Recalls

There have been 0 recalls on R1200c vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2001-07-02 due to a problem with the frame and members. Approximately 3342 vehicles were involved. Since 1998, R1200c's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) due to hazards with various components, including the motorcycle. 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 R1200c vehicles

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Detailed Recall Information for BMW R1200c

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1998
1999
2000
2001-07-02 (Published by NHTSA on 2001-07-02)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED WITH CHROME-PLATED FRAMES. COPPER RESIDUE CAN REMAIN IN THE TAPPED HOLE WHERE THE UPPER FORK BRIDGE ATTACHES TO THE FRAME. MOISTURE CAN CAUSE CORROSION TO OCCUR BETWEEN THE COPPER RESIDUE AND THE ALUMINUM FRAME. THE STRESS OF THE CONNECTING BOLT ATTACHING THE UPPER FORK TO THE FRAME COULD THEN DECREASE, LEADING TO LOOSENING, AND ULTIMATELY, BREAKAGE OF THE BOLT.
Hazard: IF THIS HAPPENED, THE DYNAMIC STABILITY OF THE MOTORCYCLE WOULD BE AFFECTED AND A LOSS OF CONTROL COULD OCCUR.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REAM THE HOLE IN THE FRAME HEAD AND INSTALL A HELICOIL THREAD INSERT AND A NEW BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 13, 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, OPTION #4.
Additional Info: ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=01V217000
   
2000-10-19 (Published by NHTSA on 2000-10-19)
Recall Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE SEAT BACKREST CAN BE ADJUSTED TO TWO POSITIONS, HORIZONTAL OR VERTICAL. IN THE HORIZONTAL POSITION, THE BACKREST ACTS AS A SEAT CUSHION FOR A REAR PASSENGER. IN THE VERTICAL POSITION, IT IS USED AS A BACKREST FOR THE DRIVER. IT IS POSSIBLE FOR THE LEAF SPRING MOUNTING BRACKET, IF OVERLOADED WITH THE BACKREST IN THE VERTICAL POSITION, TO CRACK OR BREAK.
Hazard: IF THE BRACKET WERE TO BREAK, THE BACKREST WOULD DETACH FROM ITS MOUNT, CAUSING THE DRIVER TO LOSE HIS BALANCE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BACKREST WITH ONE CONTAINING THE ORIGINAL-DESIGN MOUNTING BRACKET.
Additional Info: OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 24, 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, OPTION #5. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
NHTSA Source: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/recallresults.cfm?start=1&SearchType=QuickSearch&rcl_ID=00V289000
   
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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
525525d Xdrive
525i525ia
525ia Sport Wagon525it
525ita525xi
528i528it
528xi530
530i530ia
530xi535d
535i535i Gran Turismo
535xi540
540i540ia
540ia Sport Wagon540iat
540it540ita
550i550i Gran Turismo
550xi6 Series
635640i
650i7 Series
740i740ia
740il740ila
740ilp740li
740lxi745i
745li750i
750il750ilp
750li750lxi
750xi760i
760liActivee
Activehybrid 3Activehybrid 5
Activehybrid 7B7 Alpina
C EvolutionC600 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 RF800 S
F800 StG 650 Gs
G 650 Gs SeratoG 650 X Us Challenge
G 650 X Us CountryG 650 X Us Moto
G650gsG650gs Sertao
G650x ChallengeG650x 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
M6M760li
R 1100 SR 1150 Gs
R 1150 Gs AdventureR 1150 R
R 1150 RsR 1150 Rt
R 1200 GsR 1200 Gs Adventure
R 1200 RR 1200 Rt
R 1200 Rt (authority)R 1200 S
R 1200 StR Model
R Nine TR Series
R1100 RR1100 S
R1100rt PR1150 R
R1150 RtR1150gs
R1200 GsR1200 Gs Adventure
R1200 Hp2R1200 R
R1200 RsR1200 Rt
R1200 Rt PoliceR1200 S
R1200 StR850 R
S 1000 RS 1000 Rr
S1000 XrX1
X1 SavX3
X3 SavX4
X5X5 Diesel Sav
X5 SavX6
X6 Activehybrid SacX6 Sac
X6 SavZ3
Z4Z8

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