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BMW recalls motorcycle accessory brake fluid reservoir covers

The brake fluid cap may be missing important maintenance information

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BMW of North America is recalling 49 motorcycle accessory brake fluid reservoir covers, part numbers 8405-752, 8405-753, 8405-754 and 9829547 designed to fit certain model year 2019-2020 BMW R 1250 motorcycles, and part numbers 8404-098, 8405-100, 8405-102, and 1542056 designed to fit certain model year 2018-2020 BMW Rnine T motorcycles.

The brake fluid reservoir cap may not clearly state the required type of brake fluid and the process for filling the reservoir, possibly leading to an improper maintenance procedure.

Improper brake system maintenance could affect braking performance and increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake fluid reservoir cap free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin May 11, 2020.

Owners may contact BMW customer service at (800) 525-7417.

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