BMW Announces Recall of Motorcycles Due to Engine Control Issue

dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge

BMW Announces Recall of Motorcycles Due to Engine Control Issue
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October 3, 2016

BMW of North America has recently issued a recall of certain model year 2013-2016 BMW G650GS motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to October 12, 2015, and 2013-2015 BMW G650GS Sertao motorcycles manufactured March 8, 2013, to May 23, 2014.

The affected motorcycles may stall during operation due to an engine control unit (ECU) software issue. If the engine stalls during operation, it increases the likelihood of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge.

Motorcycles that were repaired under that recall need to have their software updated again as part of this campaign.

The recall is expected to begin November 18, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417. A noteworthy mention, this recall supersedes recall 15V-537.