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    Recall 2007-2008 K1200R / R Sport / S

    NHTSA Campaign ID number : 12V487000


    Vehicle Make / Model:
    BMW / K1200 R
    BMW / K1200 R SPORT
    BMW / K1200 S

    Model Year(s): 2007-2008


    Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
    Report Receipt Date: OCT 05, 2012
    NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V487000
    NHTSA Action Number: N/A

    Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,062

    Summary:
    BMW is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 K1200 S, K1200 R, and K1200 R Sport motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, the brake fluid in the front brake fluid reservoir can foam.

    Consequence:
    Brake fluid that foams could lead to a reduced braking capability of the front brake system, possibly resulting in a crash.

    Remedy:

    The front brake fluid reservoir will be retrofitted with a screen insert, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during November 2012. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com .

    Notes:
    This recall is an expansion of safety recall 09V-202. Owners 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 www.safercar.gov.


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