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BMW recalls more than 18,000 R1250 motorcycles.

The rear wheel may become blocked, posing a crash risk

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BMW of North America is recalling 18,489 model year 2019-2023 R1250GS, R1250GS Adventure and R1250RTP motorcycles.

Under certain engine operating and riding conditions, the gearbox input shaft may become damaged or break, possibly resulting in a blocked rear wheel.

A damaged gearbox input shaft or a blocked rear wheel can increase the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will update the engine control unit software free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 10, 2023.

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

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