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Saturday, June 14, 2008

BMW Recalls 2006-2008 R1200 Series Motorcycles for Improper Front Brake Line Routing

BMW has issued a recall of certain 2007-2008 R1200R, 2006-2007 R1200GS and 2007 R1200ST motorcycles.

Due to the current routing of the front brake lines, it is possible that during riding, the brake lines could be under strain. If the vibration/strain is significant, the brake lines could split and start to develop a leak. If the leak became significant, brake fluid could escape. If this happened, the level of fluid in the reservoir of the front brake system could drop. If fluid level drops significantly, the front brakes could fail increasing the risk of a crash.

3248 units are affected.

Check out my Motorcycle Recalls feature for more details.

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