BMW is Recalling certain 2015 428i and 435i Convertibles

31 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 31, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: MAR 13, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V148000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,067

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

BMW

Model

428i

435i

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 428i Convertible, 428i xDrive Convertible, 435i Convertible, and 435i xDrive Convertible vehicles manufactured October 22, 2014, to February 27, 2015. Due to a programming error, the driver’s front air bag deployment timing may be incorrect. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

CONSEQUENCE:
If the driver’s front air bag deployment timing is incorrect, there is an increased risk of personal injury in the event of a vehicle crash.

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the air bag control module with corrected software version, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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BMW is Recalling certain 2014 – 2015 BMW X5 xDrive Sports Activity Vehicles

30 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 30, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Head Protection System Air Bag Improper Inflation

Report Receipt Date: MAR 13, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V147000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 46

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

Model

X5

Model Year(s)

2014- 2015

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2015 BMW X5 xDrive 35d Sports Activity Vehicles (SAV) manufactured August 19, 2014, to February 16, 2015, and 2014-2015 BMW X5 xDrive 35i, X5 sDrive 35i, X5 xDrive 50i, Sports Activity Vehicles (SAV) manufactured August 28, 2013, to February 16, 2015. In the affected vehicles, the Head Protection System (HPS) air bag may not be securely connected to the air bag inflator gas generator.

CONSEQUENCE:
Without a secure connection to the inflator, the HPS air bags may have insufficient inflation during a vehicle crash, increasing the risk of injury.

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the Head Protection System, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 1, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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BMW of North America issues a Recall for 43,426 motorcycles

27 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 27, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Rear Wheel Mounting Flange may Crack

Report Receipt Date: MAR 11, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V141000
Component(s): WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 43,426

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

BMW

Model

HP2 ENDURO

HP2 MEGAMOTO

HP2 SPORT

K 1200 GT

K 1200 R

K 1200 R SPORT

K 1200 S

K 1300 GT

K 1300 R

K 1300 S

R 1200 GS

R 1200 GS ADVENTURE

R 1200 R

R 1200 RT

R 1200 S

R 1200 ST

Model Year(s)

2006

2008 – 2009

2008 – 2010

2006 – 2008

2006 – 2008

2007

2005 – 2008

2009 – 2010

2010 – 2011

2009 – 2011

2005 – 2010

2006 – 2010

2007 – 2010

2005 – 2010

2007

2005 – 2007

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 R1200GS and R1200RT, 2006-2010 R1200GS Adventure, 2007-2010 R1200R, 2007 R1200S and K1200R Sport, 2005-2007 R1200ST, 2008-2009 HP2 Megamoto, 2006 HP2 Enduro, 2008-2010 HP2 Sport, 2005-2008 K1200S, 2006-2008 K1200R, K1200GT, 2009-2011 K1300S, 2010-2011 K1300R, and 2009-2010 K1300GT motorcycles. In the affected motorcycles, the rear wheel mounting flange may crack if the rear wheel mounting bolts are overtightened.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the rear wheel mounting flange cracks, the mounting bolts may loosen and the rear wheel may not remain secured to the motorcycle, causing a loss of stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the existing aluminum rear wheel flange with a steel one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 21, 2015. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Mercedes-Benz is Recalling certain C300 4matic and C400 4matic vehicles

24 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Improperly Attached Fuel Delivery Module and Wires

Report Receipt Date: MAR 10, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V138000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,039

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

MERCEDES BENZ

MERCEDES BENZ

Model

C300

C400

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 C300 4matic and C400 4matic vehicles manufactured April 7, 2014, to July 25, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may be improperly secured to the fuel tank. Secondly, electrical wires that connect to the fuel delivery module might have been pinched between the flange of the fuel delivery module and the tank.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the locking plate is not properly secured to the fuel delivery module it may become loose, and leak fuel, increasing the risk of a fire. If the electrical wires are pinched, the fuel pump may stop working, resulting in a stall, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles for improperly secured locking plates and pinched wires, correcting the vehicles as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA’s number for this recall is 2015030004.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Mercedes-Benz is Recalling certain CLS400, CLS550 and CLS 63

24 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Rear Side Marker Illumination/FMVSS 108

Report Receipt Date: MAR 10, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V137000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 30,141

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

MERCEDES BENZ

MERCEDES BENZ

MERCEDES BENZ

Model

CLS400

CLS550

CLS63

Model Year(s)

2015

2012 – 2015

2012 – 2015

Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2015 CLS 400 and CLS 400 4matic, 2012-2015 CLS 550 and CLS 550 4matic, 2012-2013 CLS 63, 2014 CLS 63, and 2014-2015 CLS 63P. The affected vehicles have LED tail lights that may not light on the sides, reducing the rear side visibility of the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

CONSEQUENCE:
Reduced rear side marker illumination may prevent other drivers from seeing the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the lighting controller software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. MBUSA’s number for this recall is 2015030005.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Indian Motorcycle Company is Recalling certain 2015 Scout motorcycles

16 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 16, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Loss of Rear Brakes

Report Receipt Date: MAR 11, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V142000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 806

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

INDIAN

Model

SCOUT

Model Year(s)

2015

Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company

SUMMARY:
Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2015 Scout N15MSA00AA, N15MSA00AH, N15MSA00AR, N15MSA00AS, N15MSA00BA, N15MSA00BH, N15MSA00BS, N15MSA00CA, and N15MSA00CS motorcycles manufactured May 12, 2014, to February 13, 2015. Due to a problem with the rear brake master cylinder, the motorcycles may have a reduction in, or a complete loss of, rear brake power.

CONSEQUENCE:
A full or partial loss of rear braking power may lengthen the distance needed to slow or stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Indian will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the rear brake master cylinder, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2015. Owners may contact the Indian Motorcycle Consumer Service Department at 1-877-204-3697. Indian’s number for this recall is I-15-01 A/B.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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Kawasaki is Recalling certain 2009-2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 and 14ABS motorcycles

11 03 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 11, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: FEB 27, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V117000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 194

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

KAWASAKI

Model

CONCOURS 14

Model Year(s)

2009 – 2013

Manufacturer:
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A.

SUMMARY:
Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. (Kawasaki) is recalling certain model year 2009-2013 Kawasaki Concours 14 and 14ABS motorcycles manufactured May 8, 2008, to February 20, 2013, and modified for police authority use. The additional police accessories may cause the 30-amp main fuse to blow. Also, the additional police wiring harness may chafe leading to a short, which may blow the main fuse.

CONSEQUENCE:
If the fuse blows, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Kawasaki has notified the affected police departments and will send trained personnel to repair the motorcycles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2015. Owners may contact Kawasaki customer service at 1-866-802-9381. Kawasaki ‘s number for this recall is MC15-02. Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 12V-134, 13V-370 and 13V-387.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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