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1998 BMW K1200RS RECALLS

1998 BMW K1200RS

Features & Specs

1

N/A
seats

2

N/A mpg city
N/A mpg hwy

3

N/A
drivetrain

4

N/A
horsepower

Reported Problems

4 Total Safety Recalls Found

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • Total cars affected: 2368

  • NHTSA campaign: 00V264000

  • Date of the problem: 12/09/2000

ENGINE DAMAGE COULD OCCUR IF THE ENGINE IS NOT IMMEDIATELY SWITCHED OFF. IN ADDITION, OIL COULD TRAVEL ALONG THE ENGINE COVER AND ULTIMATELY CONTACT THE REAR TIRE, REDUCING ITS TRACTION AND AFFECTING THE STABILITY OF THE MOTORCYCLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH AND PERSONAL INJURY.

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • Total cars affected: 188

  • NHTSA campaign: 00V266000

  • Date of the problem: 12/09/2000

THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW COOLANT TO ESCAPE, TRAVEL ALONG THE ENGINE COVER, AND CONTACT THE REAR TIRE, REDUCING ITS TRACTION AND AFFECTING THE STABILITY OF THE MOTORCYCLE. IN ADDITION, THE LOSS OF COOLANT COULD LEAD TO INCREASED ENGINE OPERATING TEMPERATURE AND POSSIBLE OVERHEATING.

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

  • Total cars affected: 1000

  • NHTSA campaign: 98V258000

  • Date of the problem: 14/10/1998

IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WAS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD OCCUR RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY.

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

  • Total cars affected: 973

  • NHTSA campaign: 97V134000

  • Date of the problem: 08/08/1997

THE SCREW(S) CAN BACK OUT OVER TIME WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING OPERATED CAUSING A CHANGE IN THE PRESSURE POINT OF THE MASTER CYLINDER FOR THE CLUTCH AND/OR FRONT BRAKE INCREASING THE RISK OF A VEHICLE CRASH.

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