2020 BMW S 1000 XR

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2020 BMW S 1000 XR

Recall Date Component Summary
August 13, 2020 SERVICE BRAKES | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 R 1250 GS, GS Adventure and R 1250 RT, 2020 S 1000 RR and S 1000 XR motorcycles. The front brake calipers may leak brake fluid when parked. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 122, “Motorcycle Brake Systems.”

Remedy:

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and if necessary, replace the front brake calipers with an improved version, free of charge. BMW issued owners an interim notification on October 12, 2020. As of January 19, 2021, a remedy was still not available. The recall is expected to begin in late February 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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ODI Number: 11397097
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30 Service Alerts for 2020 BMW S 1000 XR

Date Description
May 13, 2022 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BATTERY EMPTY DESPITE CHARGER.

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November 17, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Due to a process deviation during production, the surface coating of the rocker arms may wear prematurely.

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November 17, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Due to a process deviation during production, the surface coating of the rocker arms may wear prematurely.

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July 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When diagnosing fault codes (0x3A13D7, 0x3A13D9), technicians erroneously condemn the electronic throttle grip, which analyses show is rarely the culprit.

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June 14, 2021 030000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

During assembly, an additional mounting bolt was installed on the ABS pressure modulator instead of a plastic rivet.

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June 4, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

Warning light and fault message in the TFT with faults stored for the rear oxygen sensor (after the catalytic converter). The failure usually occurs shortly after the vehicle handover or the running-in check

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June 4, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Warning light and fault message in the TFT with faults stored for the rear oxygen sensor (after the catalytic converter). The failure usually occurs shortly after the vehicle handover or the running-in check

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June 14, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The engine wiring harness may chafe on the honeycomb structure of the frame. In case of damage to the wiring harness, the wake-up line of the instrument cluster will be damaged.

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June 8, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

Depending on the chassis and suspension adjustment, as well as vehicle load, the drive chain may make contact with the swing arm under certain conditions.

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June 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

BMW Motorrad USA is pleased to announce the launch of the BMW Motorrad Ultimate Care Program, effective June 23 , 2021. Three different plans will be offered for consumer bikes, as well as two Authority-specific plans. Model-year 2020 and n

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June 23, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

BMW Motorrad USA is pleased to announce the launch of the BMW Motorrad Ultimate Care Program, effective June 23 , 2021. Three different plans will be offered for consumer bikes, as well as two Authority-specific plans. Model-year 2020 and n

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June 23, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

BMW Motorrad USA is pleased to announce the launch of the BMW Motorrad Ultimate Care Program, effective June 23 , 2021. Three different plans will be offered for consumer bikes, as well as two Authority-specific plans. Model-year 2020 and n

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June 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

BMW Motorrad USA is pleased to announce the launch of the BMW Motorrad Ultimate Care Program, effective June 23 , 2021. Three different plans will be offered for consumer bikes, as well as two Authority-specific plans. Model-year 2020 and n

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June 13, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Grab handles have replaced luggage racks despite despite order requiring luggage rack.

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August 5, 2015 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

It has been reported that the fuel hose comes loose at fuel distributor/pressure sensor. Because of thios, there is fuel leak that occurs when switching on the ignition.

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April 1, 2021 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

Vibrations on the handlebars in an engine range from 2000 to 4000 rpm may be perceived as uncomfortable by some customers.

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April 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Vibrations on the handlebars in an engine range from 2000 to 4000 rpm may be perceived as uncomfortable by some customers.

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April 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Warning light in the instrument cluster for DCC failure in motorcycles equipped with DCC

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April 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Warning light in the instrument cluster for DCC failure in motorcycles equipped with DCC

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February 1, 2021 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

After replacement of the ABS control unit, the malfunction indicator lamp in the instrument cluster lights up and the DME stores the following fault memory: 0x0027ED DME: No CAN message In addition, the changeover riding mode no longer work

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February 1, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

When the bike is propped on side stand and is revved up to > 5,000 rpm in neutral gear, the malfunction indicator lamp lights up. (see attached video for an example of this)

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February 1, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Lurching at partial load range and Idle speed is unstable

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February 1, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

Inner trim frame cracked.

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February 1, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

During a cold start or while idling in neutral after a brief standstill, the engine runs at higher revolutions, sounds irregular and as if there are misfires (i.e. as if it were only running on 3 cylinders).

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February 1, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Battery connection terminal broken off

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September 1, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The engine wiring harness may chafe on the honeycomb structure of the frame. In case of damage to thewiring harness, the wake-up line of the instrument cluster will be damaged. The instrument cluster will nolonger be activated with “Ignitio

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September 1, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The engine wiring harness may chafe on the honeycomb structure of the frame. In case of damage to thewiring harness, the wake-up line of the instrument cluster will be damaged. The instrument cluster will nolonger be activated with “Ignitio

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October 1, 2020 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

SERVICE ACTION – ABS MODULATOR MOUNTING BOLT: During assembly, an additional mounting bolt was installed on the ABS pressure modulator instead of a plastic rivet. This changes the vibration behavior of the ABS modulator. When the motorcycle

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October 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION – ABS MODULATOR MOUNTING BOLT: During assembly, an additional mounting bolt was installed on the ABS pressure modulator instead of a plastic rivet. This changes the vibration behavior of the ABS modulator. When the motorcycle

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October 1, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SERVICE ACTION – ABS MODULATOR MOUNTING BOLT: During assembly, an additional mounting bolt was installed on the ABS pressure modulator instead of a plastic rivet. This changes the vibration behavior of the ABS modulator. When the motorcycle

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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