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BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution Scooters Recalled

Since the rim is not marked with the rim size and the DOT designation, a tire of the incorrect size may be installed on this rim, affecting the handling of the scooter and increasing the risk of a crash.

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BMW of North America is recalling certain 2017 BMW C650 GT and BMW C Evolution scooters for failing to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 120, “Wheels and rims-other than passenger cars.” The front rims may not be marked with the required rim type and the DOT designation. The front wheel rim may be missing markings/FMVSS 120. Since the rim is not marked with the rim size and the DOT designation, a tire of the incorrect size may be installed on this rim, affecting the handling of the scooter and increasing the risk of a crash.

 Make  Model  Model Years
 BMW  C Evolution  2017
 BMW  C650 GT Maxi-Scooter  2017

BMW is notifying owners that dealers will replace any rims that are not correctly marked free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 15, 2017. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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NHTSA

BMW Motorrad USA

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