BMW steering damper recall

August 7, 2008 by

BMW has issued a recall on the some of its bikes for a problem with their steering dampers.

Models affected: F800 S, F800 ST, R1200 R, K1200 S, K1200 R, K1200 R Sport, and K1200 GT

Model Year: 2007

Potential Units Affected: 428

Problem: Coating separate from the inside face of the steering damper housing, and could partially clog the oil bores within the damper which makes the steering damper stiff.

  • alan holden

    why has my k1200r not been recalled as i know the steering damper is to stiff as bmw wolverhampton can give no reason other than my machine was not included in the recall it fits all the criteria of all the recall machines i fear for my safety with and without the damper attached

  • Adrenaline

    contact ur dealer and ask them to check it, it might be defected even if ur bike is not in the recall list.

    or get a better one from