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Motorcycle Recall - BMW

NHTSA Campaign ID:  06V164000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic: Antilock
Manufacturer:  BMW of North America, LLC
Recall Date: 05/12/2006
Potential Number of Units Affected: 13200
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, under rapid, repeated, and unusually harsh braking, loss of ABS capability could temporarily occur.
Consequence Summary:
Temporary loss of ABS braking could increase the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will add a physical restriction, in the form of a banjo bolt with a flow restrictor to the brake line, and on certain models dealers will install new front brake discs of a slightly larger thickness free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during May 2006. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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