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

Alert number: A12/1008/17

Product:  Motorcycle

Name: BMW

Batch number / Barcode:  The vehicles concerned were produced between 22 August 2013 and 19 June 2017.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: R1200GS, R1200GS Adventure

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e1*2002/24*0584, e1*168/2013*00006 Types: R12W, 1G12

Risk type: Injuries
The upper fork tube plugs could detach under a heavy load, leading to failure of the forks.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)

Description:  Motorcycle

Country of origin: Germany

Alert submitted by: Germany

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands