The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: 0433/08

Product:  Motorcycle

Name: BMW F 800 S and BMW F 800 ST

Batch number / Barcode: 

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: BMW

Type / number of model:  K71 / F-series. Approval type: E8ST. Approval number: e1*2002/24*0283

Risk type: Injuries

The product poses a risk of injuries because of insufficient pressure equalisation in the fuel tank which may cause it to expand close to the rear wheel and thus become damaged by rubbing against the rear wheel tyre.

Measures taken by economic operators: Voluntary corrective action taken by the manufacturer  (By: Other)

Description:  Motorcycles manufactured between January 2005 and November 2007 are affected. Vehicle Identification Numbers (VIN): - F 800 S: ZP15000 - ZP23168 - F 800 ST: ZR00000 – ZR09416.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany