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BMW issues R nineT motorcycle recall

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 R nineT motorcycles manufactured November 27, 2013, through January 26, 2015. The design of the rear turn signals may partially obscure the lights from being seen by the driver of a following vehicle. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

This recall affects approximately 1,792 units. In certain road and traffic conditions, the rear turn signals may be slightly obscured to the driver of a following vehicles and increase the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear turn signals with ones that have longer arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 21, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 800/525-7417.


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