BMW R Nine T recalled for the Swingarm problem
BMW Motorrad recalls U.S bound R Nine T motorcycles because of the flawed swingarm pivot pin. BMW is in the pursuit of recall that the company had recalled many of its motorcycles which includes:
- 2013-2017 BMW R1200GS, F800R, and F800GT
- 2014-2017 R1200GS Adventure
- 2016-2017 S1000XR
- 2015-2017 R1200R and R1200RS
- C Evolution scooters
The problem face in the BMW R Nine T is the loose swingarm pivot pin which was manufactured between the year 2014 to 2017. BMW says that, only the R Nine T is the affected ones, while the other similar variants like Scrambler, Racer, Urban G/S, and Pure are unaffected.
According to the National Highway Traffic Association, the bolts of the Swingarm Pivot pin attaching to the frame may relax, causing the rider to face serious consequences like losing the control to leading to crash. The problem of the R Nine T is mainly due to the production error by the Supplier called ‘Walter Automobiltecnik’.
The R Nine T, that is affected with the swingarm will create an unusual noise like a rattling sound from the behind.
The issues on this swingarm was first reported in Turkey early in the year 2016 and BMW received same such issues from three of its customers in the same year. Furthermore, the issue reported repeatedly in the following upcoming days till 2017.
The German Company will insist its dealer to oversee the issue and will contact the R Nine T owners for the inspection and replacement of the necessary spares.
BMW Motorrad from recent times is noted in the action of recalls bound to many of its motorcycle, and the company constantly gets it fixed. The BMW R Nine T is one of the issues reported need to be addressed.