make and model information
K25-29, K40, K43 & K44 SERIES
2002 - 2011
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
What are the defects?
During maintenance work on brake discs or wheel changes, threaded fasteners might have been overtightened to torques not in compliance with the values set out in the repair instructions or operating instructions.
What are the hazards?
Cracks in the wheel flange can occur as a consequence of overtightening of the threaded fasteners. Under certain conditions, this may lead to fractures of the bolted joint and failure of the rear wheel flange, posing an accident hazard to the rider and other road users.
B M W AUSTRALIA LTD.
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
BMW Group Interaction Centre
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.