BMW Of North America, LLC has issued a recall for the BMW R1200 S.
Description of Recall
On certain motorcycles, during assembly, the final-drive assembly o-ring may not have been installed correctly. A leak may occur at the location of this o-ring which is near the rear brake disc.
Severity of the Defect
If a leak were to occur, oil could come into contact with the rear brake disc, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW’s Recommended Action
Dealers will install a new o-ring in the final-drive assembly. The recall began on October 27, 2006. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.