The NHTSA report state: “Poor fuel quality may lead to small deposits within the throttle bodies. During engine operation in a low rpm range, typically near idle speed (when coming to a stop) air flow could be sufficiently restricted and engine stalling could occur.”
The recall is expected to begin during January 2010 and BMW will notify owners that may be affected. Owners of the 2009-2010 K1300 GT and S can also contact BMW at 1-201-307-4000. Repairs to the motorcycles will be made free of charge.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Adminstration’s (NHTSA) hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit www.safercar.gov.
To view the original NHTSA announcement: 2009-2010 BMW K1300 GT and S Recall