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OfflineHawkjock

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    Recall
    « on: 2013-11-02 22:00:15 »
    From another forum:

    Tansport Canada and BMW issued a recall on the K1600GT, and K1600GTL models
     On certain motorcycles, a problem with the engine throttle valve control software could cause engine stalling. Engine stalling would result in a loss of motive power, which, in conjunction with traffic and road...

    OfflineOSM62

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    Re: Recall
    « Reply #1 on: 2013-11-24 16:52:31 »
    My 20011 k 1600 GT is recalled.
    Next Week my K 1600 GT i go to the :)
    Best Regards - OSM62 - Michael

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      Re: Recall
      « Reply #2 on: 2013-11-24 17:32:42 »
      Do you know for what. There are no recalls in the UK,just a recent software update which is not a recall.

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      Re: Recall
      « Reply #3 on: 2013-11-24 18:45:39 »
      It´s possible that the engine Switch of by driving.
      Best Regards - OSM62 - Michael

      OfflineWinston Smith

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        Re: Recall
        « Reply #4 on: 2013-11-25 23:57:25 »
        Do you know for what. There are no recalls in the UK,just a recent software update which is not a recall.


        I was told it was a recall, when I asked directly.  I was initially asked to bring it in for a software update, and when I mentioned it was due a service soon I was asked again if I could bring it in  - asked if it was a recall and was told yes
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          Re: Recall
          « Reply #5 on: 2013-11-26 09:03:12 »
          There has never been a recall on the 1600 in the UK. Just software updates and there has been about 5 of them which is normal for all the range.

          OfflineWinston Smith

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            Re: Recall
            « Reply #6 on: 2013-11-26 21:52:35 »
            Yes, I know there haven't, the VOSA site confirms it. 


            Took the bike in today but BMW computer system was down and they couldn't do it.
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              Re: Recall
              « Reply #7 on: 2013-11-26 21:53:40 »
              Over here in The Netherlands there has been no recall either.
              Frank (NLD),             BMW K1600 GT Red (2011); top case w/brakelight, comfort package, safety package, F2P, black Wunderlich bars, PDM60, Autocom SPA  |  Other bike: Moto Guzzi V7 850 California (1975)

              OfflineWinston Smith

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                Re: Recall
                « Reply #8 on: 2013-11-26 22:07:43 »
                I think it may be a recall 'under the radar' so to speak.


                Never been contacted to bring the bike in for the other upgrades, which makes one think this may be a pre-emptive safety issue, without calling it an official recall.
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                OfflineFP-NLD

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                  Re: Recall
                  « Reply #9 on: 2013-11-28 22:03:30 »
                  Over here in The Netherlands there has been no recall either.
                  I guess I have to correct myself. Received a letter from BMW The Netherlands today to make an appointment for a software update that corrects possible mistakes in the 'error memory' of the engine management unit. Update will take at least 30 minutes and is free of charge. Weather isn't too bad yet and it's only half an hour's drive.
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                  OfflineJP6SIX

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                    Re: Recall
                    « Reply #10 on: 2013-11-30 11:31:25 »
                    I got a recall to. K1600GT.

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                      Re: Recall
                      « Reply #11 on: 2013-12-02 15:13:38 »
                      I have not heard a peep.
                      Has anyone in Scotland had to take their bikes in for an update?
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                        Re: Recall
                        « Reply #12 on: 2013-12-02 16:14:23 »
                        You wont in UK.  Software updates are not recalls. Next time you book the bike in the dealer would do it. Definitely not a safety issue.

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                          Re: Recall
                          « Reply #13 on: 2013-12-02 18:24:33 »
                          You can tell if yours has been upgraded depending on the colour of the "Neutral" light on the gear position indicator.
                          As you know, there are two Neutral lights. One on the fixed warning lamp cluster and the other on the LCD screen. If you're up-to-date, both will glow green in Neutral.

                          Best Wishes,

                          John.
                          « Last Edit: 2013-12-04 00:26:32 by jrsound »

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                            Re: Recall
                            « Reply #14 on: 2013-12-02 18:47:34 »
                            Not heard anything about a recal.
                            However.
                            There was a "software" problem on a few new bikes back in September that was "not fixable" and the bikes were not sold. Strange that for a software problem that it cant be fixed and that the bikes were not sold.
                            Ledders12 on this forum was just about to pick bike up  from his dealer, bike was there, when he was told it was not allowed to be sold. He had to wait a few more weeks for another bike.
                            Very strange for a so called software problem.
                             May be nothing at all to do with this maybe is maybe not recall. ???
                            how much Mr BMW ?

                             

                            anything