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Offline FransGSA

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2014 - K51 Starter button
« on: January 20, 2015, 06:35:38 pm »
Anybody had problems with the starter button/kill switch?
Mine sticks, must push very hard on button to start, dropped it off at BMW dealer, they said there might be a campaign.
Waiting for feedback from them.
 

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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2015, 08:11:56 pm »
I have the same problem with mine, feels sometimes as if it wont move, I then have to push it harder.  :(

Let us know what the dealer says?

Surely they should change it?
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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2015, 08:15:40 pm »
Dog hulle het n Kickstarter  :imaposer:
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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2015, 08:18:35 pm »
They replaced my whole left cluster at 9000 km. It was also sticky and worked less and less. You have the same problem on the right side now.

It is a known issue on all the forums, and BMW replaces without questions asked.
 

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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2015, 09:44:48 pm »
Dog hulle het n Kickstarter  :imaposer:

Beenhare krap die verf af  :imaposer: :imaposer:
 

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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #5 on: January 20, 2015, 10:01:27 pm »
My bike is only 4 months old with 2650 km on.

They had to replaced both sides on my K1300S as well - done 1 while in warranty and the other side under goodwill after warranty expired, only charged my labour.

Had no issues with my K1600GT.

Will keep you posted on the outcome.
 

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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2015, 08:47:10 pm »
They replaced my starter cluster on my 1600 GT, one would think they could sort it out when new models arrive.
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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #7 on: January 22, 2015, 08:57:38 pm »
Dealer phoned today, has been repaired under warranty, bike is ready for delivery.

 

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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #8 on: January 26, 2015, 01:45:57 pm »
Mine was replaced within the first 1000km, apparently a little spring underneath that gives hassles? :patch:
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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #9 on: January 26, 2015, 05:22:11 pm »
Got my bike back on Friday, new goodie on handlebar under warranty. Very happy with service from dealer
 

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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #10 on: January 27, 2015, 07:13:22 am »
Ek skiet spookpis so elke 10 000 km, en is fine!
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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #11 on: February 03, 2015, 06:07:45 am »
Replaced mine a week ago.
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Re: 2014 - K51 Starter button
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2015, 03:51:49 pm »
Bavarian changed mine under warrranty today.  :thumleft:
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