BMW of North America, LLC Structure:body Recall

Vehicle Make / Model:
BMW / C600 SPORT MAXI-SCOOTER
Model Year(s):
2013

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

Report Receipt Date: DEC 03, 2012

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V556000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY

Potential Number of Units Affected: 266

Summary:
BMW is recalling certain model year 2013 C600 Sport Maxi-Scooters manufactured August 7, 2012, through November 20, 2012. The fasteners on the front side trim panels may have insufficient strength to retain the panels at high speeds.

Consequence:
If the panel separates it could interfere with riding and handling of the scooter and increase the risk of a crash. The panel could also become a hazard for other road users.

Remedy:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will reattach the left and right front side trim panels with stronger “snap-lock” fasteners. The recall is expected to begin in January 2013. Owners may call BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

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