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BMW Recalling 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL Motorcycles

BMW stated that it was not aware of any accidents, and is only aware of one minor injury that may be related to the issue. The safety recall is expected to begin this month.

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BMW of North America (BMW) is recalling approximately 2,475 model year 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, an incorrect throttle valve control signal may be received by the engine control unit, limiting the engine speed. As a result of the reduced engine speed, the engine could stall, increasing the risk of a crash. According to the company, the percentage of motorcycles estimated to contain the condition is less than 1 percent.

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BMW stated that it was not aware of any accidents, and is only aware of one minor injury that may be related to the issue. 

The safety recall is expected to begin this month. BMW will notify owners, and dealers will update the throttle control software, free of charge

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