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BMW Motorrad provides owners of the model BMW R 1200 RT with precautionary information concerning a potential defect in the rear spring strut.

  • 05.06.2014
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Munich.As of today, BMW Motorrad is notifying all owners of the current R 1200 RT, model year 2014, fitted with the Dynamic ESA option that there is a potential defect in the rear spring strut. At the present time it cannot be ruled out that the piston rod of the rear spring strut in connection with the Dynamic ESA option could potentially break. For this reason, customers are requested not to ride their motorcycle until further notice. This is a precautionary measure which BMW Motorrad is taking in the interests of customer safety based on a supplier report. To date there have been no injuries related to this issue. Approximately 8,000 vehicles are affected by this measure worldwide.


A technical campaign is in preparation to replace the part in question. BMW Motorrad regrets any inconvenience caused to customers affected by this precautionary measure.


If you have any queries, please contact:


Rudolf-Andreas Probst, Kommunikation BMW Motorrad

Telephone: +49 89 382-22088 , Fax: +49 89 382-23927


Markus Sagemann, Leiter Produkt- und Lifestylekommunikation MINI, BMW Motorrad

Telephone: +49 89 382-68796 , Fax: + 49 89 382-23927


Internet: www.press.bmw.de

E-mail: presse@bmw.de


If you have any questions regarding this press release, please contact:

BMW Group
Rudolf-Andreas Probst

Tel.: +49-89-382-22088
Fax: +49-89-382-20626
E-mail: rudolf-andreas.probst@bmw.de

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