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Motorcycle Recall - BMW

NHTSA Campaign ID:  10V273000
Component:  Power Train
Manufacturer:  BMW of North America, LLC
Recall Date: 06/15/2010
Potential Number of Units Affected: Not Announced
Defect Summary:
BMW is recalling certain model year 2007 and 2008 G650X Country, G650X Challenge, and G650X Moto motorcycles manufactured from November 29, 2006 through May 19, 2008. Over time, the roll gear pin's mounting attachment could break.
Consequence Summary:
If this occurs, it would be possible for fragments of the attachment to become trapped between the drive chain and the rear sprocket. The rear wheel could lock up, possibly resulting in a crash.
Corrective Summary:
The manufacturer has not yet provided the agency with a remedy plan or a notification schedule. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417.

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