BMW has issued a recall for 2008 BMW F800 GS motorcycles for a problem with axle shaft wall thickness. Please read the details below.
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Model Year: 2008
Models affected: F800 GS
NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V088000
Problem: BMW is recalling model year 2008 F800 GS motorcycles. The axle shaft wall thickness may not have been manufactured according to specifications. If the wall thickness was not sufficient, the axle shaft could deform and could break increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action: Dealers will inspect the axle shaft assembly and replace or repair the necessary components free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided an owner notification schedule. Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-831-1117.