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Offline TOLBOS

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My gsa had that problem in the baviaans with that fuel leak. Booked it at bmw pe THE BEST WORKSHOP EVER they repaired it for me no questions asked BIG UP TO PAUL AND REDD

And yes it is a factory recall
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Point of a recall is that it must come from them.......not?
 

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Point of a recall is that it must come from them.......not?


Indeed 100% correct.  It seems that they are repairing them under the recall-umbrella........ but they are not advertising the fact that there's a fault that needs to be rectified..........  not really what the service should be all about?
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I would like to know if any other bike brand would come to the party? We have the best brand there is so we expect the best service from
BMW.What do you guys think??????????
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i am very happy to have bought a bike that is so well covered even when 7 years old.  :thumleft:
The recall on the feul problem will be sorted by BMW Continental on a recall.  :thumleft:
Just booked my bike in for replacement of all related parts as regards the recall.  8)  No Charge thank you!!  :thumleft:
« Last Edit: June 03, 2014, 08:48:27 pm by Mr.T »
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Shud I book mine in too? How does it work?   
 

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I've just got my 2006 GS1200 adventure back from Clearwater Motorad. They replaced the left and right fuel couplings as well a the fuel pump free of charge under this recall.
 

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Did u hv leaks ?
 

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Can one book a bike in for replacement of the applicable parts as a preventative measure? Or do they have to start leaking first?
 

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Can one book a bike in for replacement of the applicable parts as a preventative measure? Or do they have to start leaking first?
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Some of the leakage is so very small you may not even be aware of it.
The recall does not distinguish between those that may be leaking and those that may not be leaking.
There is a defective product or material being used and the recall is there for your safty to be replaced irrespective of what you may find on the bike.

Go and check if there is a recall on your model and year and have it done if it is so.  :thumleft:
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Can one book a bike in for replacement of the applicable parts as a preventative measure? Or do they have to start leaking first?

You can have the recall done whether it is leaking or not.

I agree that the recall should be advertised... if not it is not really a recall is it?  Rather a "fix it when we can without making a noise about it"

Be that as it may, we are now aware of it, so if your bike is in the recall range check if it has been done, and if not the insist that it be done.
 

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What is it exactly that fails?

OK EDIT: I see fuel pump flange ... presumably includes new flNGE, o-ring and nuts?
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HP2 included?

Was wondering the same thing? Would imagine same pomp?
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« Reply #96 on: June 11, 2014, 02:27:12 pm »
I live in the US and had mine fixed on the recall recently.  I asked the mechanic if it was only a few had problems and he said no, most of them needed fixing.  It happened to a friend of mine once and i have heard about that problem many times.

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Since we received no recall personally, is there anywhere where one can check to see if it is necessary?  Mine is a 2011 GS
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Guys, just phone your friendly BMW Motorrad and provide reg number and year model.  They will book your bike in for a checkup of said parts and if it needs replacing, will do it free of charge.  If your bike isn't part of the recall they will be able to tell you.

Mine is going in on Friday for the procedure.
« Last Edit: June 11, 2014, 03:17:37 pm by Koet »
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HP2 included?

Was wondering the same thing? Would imagine same pomp?


Yes that was what went on my HP...BMW replaced the whole pump etc.... ;)

They've ordered me a different pump for the Hp's if i recall right BigDom... ;D
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