BMW Of North America, LLC has issued a recall for the BMW R1200 Gs Adventure.
Description of Recall
On certain motorcycles, the tire inflation valve hole in the rim of the cross-spoke wheel which is equipped with the optional tire pressure monitoring system (tpm) was incorrectly manufactured. A leak may develop at this location possibly causing sudden deflation of the tire.
Severity of the Defect
If this happened, motorcycle handling and control would be compromised, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW’s Recommended Action
Dealers will temporarily deactivate the tpm system, remove the corresponding valves and Integral tpm sensors, and then replace them with standard valves. When a permanent repair is available, owners will be notified to bring their cars in for reactivation of the tpm system and replacement of the Integral tpm sensors and valves. The recall began on January 12, 2007. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-331-1117.