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

Alert number: 0918/07

Product:  Motorcycles – BMW Motorcycle Dakar

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Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: BMW

Type / number of model:  models F650GS and F650GS Dakar E650G; EC type approval: e1*2002/24*0200

Risk type: Injuries

The handlebars might come loose from their correct position while the motorcycle is being manhandled or ridden so that there is a risk of falling.

The upper yokes and both handlebar retaining clamps of the vehicles in question are being replaced.

One accident involving material damage or personal injury has been reported worldwide.

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

Description:  The vehicles were manufactured between 10 January and 6 March 2007.

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany