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Motorcycle Recall - BMW

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V151000
Component:  Structure: Motorcycle Kickstand/Center Stand
Manufacturer:  BMW of North America, LLC
Recall Date: 03/23/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 305
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, the weld between the side stand and the frame bottom section was not positioned properly. The load-bearing capability of the side stand is affected. As a result, the side stand could fail.
Consequence Summary:
If this occurred when the motorcycle was parked, the motorcycle could fall to the ground and injure a person sitting on the motorcycle or a person nearby.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will install a new frame bottom section free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during April 2007. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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