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MMA Safety Update - BMW Issues 2014 R1200RT Motorcycle Recall

Doc D'Errico  | Published on Friday, July 11, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MMA Safety Update - BMW Issues 2014 R1200RT Motorcycle Recall 

BMW of North America is recalling 950 2014 R1200RT motorcycles produced between November 27, 2013 and May 5, 2014 for a problem with the Dynamic Electronic Suspension Adjustment (ESA) rear shock absorber.  The piston rod within the rear shock absorber can break without warning, causing loss of stability. 

More information and details of the recall can be found here: 

http://documents.clubexpress.com/documents.ashx?key=8JeBp5xOhRB5vw9s5RPdMIGCbolu8zy0JQjtXn3v%2beo%3d

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchResults?searchType=ID&targetCategory=R&searchCriteria.nhtsa_ids=14V320000

http://bmwmcmag.com/2014/06/2014-r1200rt-recall-is-official-2012-14-c600-sportc650gt-scooters-also-recalled/ 

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Dynamic ESA shock absorber, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2014. Owners may contact BMW Customer Relations at 1-800-525-7417. Note: Owners are advised not to ride their motorcycles until they have been remedied (http://bmwmcmag.com/2014/06/2014-bmw-r1200rt-recall-coming). 

For more information, please contact SafetyDirector@MassMotorcycle.org or see http://www.MassMotorcycle.org 

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