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BMW recalls 2012 S1000RR motorcycles due to engine problem
BMW is recalling 1,414 2012 S1000RR motorcycles because the connecting rod bolts may loosen during high engine temperatures and/or high speeds, causing catastrophic engine damage. The escaping oil could cause handling issues, possibly leading to a crash. The recall impacts bikes made between Sept. 1, 2011 and April 10, 2012. BMW will notify owners of the safety hazard and recall. Dealers will fix the problem at no cost to the bike's owner. The safety recall is to begin this month. For information, call BMW customer relations at (800) 525-7417. Also... Nissan is recalling 26,626 2012 Titan and Armada vehicles because of incorrect rim size information on the certification labels. The error could lead to an incorrect tire-rim combination, the ingredients to causing a collision. The company will provide owners with the correct rim size information label and instructions on how to install it. Vehicle owners also have the option of having a dealer install the new label for free. The recall is to begin May 14. For information, call (615) 725-1000. Information about these and other recalls is available by calling the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Vehicle Safety hotline at (888) 327-4236 or visiting www.safercar.gov.