BMW Of North America, LLC has issued a recall for the BMW G650x Country.
Description of Recall
On certain motorcycles, a left-side chain tensioner has been incorrectly installed on the right side. As a result, a hex nut, which is used to secure the chain tensioner, is improperly seated against the tensioner.
Severity of the Defect
Loosening of the chain tensioner and the rear wheel axle may occur. This could lead to a condition in which the motorcycle is unstable, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW’s Recommended Action
Dealers will install a new right side chain tensioner free of charge. The recall began on November 13, 2007. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.