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Motorcycle Recall - BMW

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V368000
Component:  Steering: Wheel and Handle Bar
Manufacturer:  BMW of North America, LLC
Recall Date: 08/06/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 425
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, the clamping blocks and the top fork bridge were not manufactured according to specifications. Consequently, the handlebars might not be held securely in position.
Consequence Summary:
It is possible for the handlebars to move out of their correct position when the motorcycle is being maneuvered, or when it is being ridden, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the top fork bridge and both clamping blocks on these motorcycles free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during August 2007. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.

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