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BMW proclaims service marketing campaign for R 1200 GS, R 1250 GS | Autocar India

Written by Ravi Kapoor

The marketing campaign impacts over Four lakh GS fashions produced between 2013 and 2021.

BMW Motorrad has introduced a service marketing campaign for R 1200 GS and R 1250 GS fashions produced between 2013 and 2021 with a purpose to retrofit a air flow valve to the driveshaft. Globally, 4,40,000 bikes are topic to this service marketing campaign, nonetheless, it’s unclear what number of items are affected in India.

The issue BMW is addressing is expounded to wreck that could possibly be precipitated to the driveshaft, which might end in a lack of energy. BMW will drill a gap close to the cross joint and insert a valve that can permit air and moisture to flee from the cardan tunnel, with out coming in. 

The model will rectify this difficulty freed from price for patrons. The problem is related to the R 1200 and 1250 RT fashions too, however it’s exaggerated on the GS fashions because of the angle of the swingarm between the driveshaft and the rear axle. The GS’ longer suspension journey in comparison with the RTs is a contributing issue as properly. 

BMW has been conscious of the difficulty for a while and, since October final 12 months, has been becoming all new shaft-driven bikes with this modification. For current house owners, the model advises that there isn’t any must type the issue straight away and that they’ll wait for his or her subsequent scheduled service.

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