BMW Recall: “Gearbox Enter Shaft Might Break”

The Bavarians have a wee little bit of tinkering to do for a specific recall affecting their greater choices – and the offensive half is outwardly a damaged gearbox enter shaft. 

In line with the recall protection from RideApart, “the gearbox enter shaft might develop into overloaded, inflicting it to interrupt… this might, in flip, block the rear wheel, which might improve the danger of a crash.”

Bikes affected embody round 18,489 lovelies, which could be damaged down into the next fashions: 

BMW R 1250 GS

6,812 models manufactured between 9/19/2018 and 12/14/2022

BMW R 1250 GS Journey

9,401 models manufactured between 10/10/2018 and 12/14/2022

BMW R 1250 RTP

2,276 models manufactured between 7/19/2018 and 12/2/2022

The BMW R 1250 RTP. Media sourced from BMW Motorrad Authorities.
The BMW R 1250 RTP. Media sourced from BMW Motorrad Authorities.

BMW’s recognized of this explicit drawback because the fall of 2020, when a rider referred to as in with a damaged gearbox enter shaft that blocked the rear wheel; since investigation, the corporate has issued a Cease Sale discover to its dealerships – efficient as of January 18th of this yr – till reparations could be completed.

Know somebody in possession of an R 1250 GS/Journey/R 1250 RTP made between 2018 and 2022? Make sure you have them contact their native BMW dealership, or just contact BMW customer support at 1-800-525-7417. 

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Harley's X350. Media sourced from CycleWorld.

The model plans on getting in contact with any listed homeowners of those bikes, however casual gross sales happen, so do unfold the phrase when you possibly can. 

Bmw's R 1250 GS Adventure. Media sourced from BMW Motorcycles of Temecula.
Bmw’s R 1250 GS Journey. Media sourced from BMW Bikes of Temecula.

“Homeowners may contact the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration Car Security Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to NHTSA’s marketing campaign quantity for this recall is 23V-011.”

Keep tuned for updates, drop a remark under, and as at all times – keep protected on the twisties. 

*Media sourced from BMW Bikes of Riverside, BMW Bikes of Temecula, and BMW Motorrad Authorities*