BMW K 1600 GT Complaints

BMW K 1600 GT Complaints
  • 9 Complaints
  • 0 Crashes
  • 0 Fires
  • 2 Injuries
  • 0 Fatalities
  • Consumers have filed a total of 9 complaints for K 1600 GT models.

Recent Complaints

2018 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Oct-01, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Aug-04, 2020

Tl* the contact owns a 2018 bmw k-1600 gt. The contact received notification of nhtsa campaign number: 19v692000 (power train) however, the part needed for the recall repair was not yet available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. Woodlands premium motorcycles (198 ed english dr, shenandoah, tx 77385) was contacted and confirmed that parts were not yet available. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Vin tool confirms parts not available. *bf*jb

2016 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: POWER TRAINELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • Date of Incident: Feb-03, 2020
  • Date complaint filed: 15:45 Feb-22, 2020

Motorcycle goes into? Limp mode? Displaying a check engine light. Has occurred at idle but often occurs at speed (30-75mph). Engine rpms are stuck at approximately 2,000rpm. Code reader displays a stored code of? Throttle valve 1 comparing error?. The abrupt error causes vehicles to come dangerously close to rear of motorcycle while trying to pull off road. Will sometimes reset error after cycling power.

2018 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: POWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Dec-11, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Feb-19, 2020

Tl* the contact owns a 2018 bmw k 1600 gt. The contact received a recall notification under nhtsa campaign number: 19v692000 (power train) however, the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact called bloodworth motorcycle dealer, (288 white bridge pike, nashville, tn 37209) and was informed part was not available. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. Vin tools conformed part not available.

2018 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Oct-31, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 10:36 Dec-02, 2019

This motorcycle has a recall that has been in place for over two months without repairs identified. It is related with parts in the transmission not build to the right specifications. Potential outcome would be a locked rear wheel while traveling

2018 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: STEERINGPOWER TRAIN
  • Date of Incident: Nov-05, 2018
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Nov-05, 2019

Tl* the contact owns a 2018 bmw k 1600 gt motorcycle. The contact stated that the gear did not shift without warning. Also, the steering did not allow the vehicle to move in a straight line. The vehicle veered left when it was turned right. There was no warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was towed to bmw motorcycles of concord (925-954-4121, located at 1240 willow pass rd, concord, ca 94520) where a software update was performed on the gear system. The contact was informed that the steering performed as designed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and the contact was not called back. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was approximately 1,500. The vin was unknown.

2016 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: ENGINE
  • Date of Incident: Aug-01, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Oct-18, 2019

Tl* the contact owns a 2016 bmw k 1600 gt. While emptying the oil pan, the contact found metal shavings inside the oil and oil filter. The vehicle was taken to bmw motorcycles of western oregon (12010 sw garden pl, tigard, or 97223, (503) 597-7097) where the contact was informed that there were no failures and the vehicle was safe to drive. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer and the oil was changed. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and informed the contact that there were no failures. The vin was not available. The failure mileage was 860.

2018 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • Date of Incident: Jun-01, 2019
  • Date complaint filed: 18:44 Jun-01, 2019

When starting engine from a stationary position, while in neutral, the throttle gets stuck revving at approximately 2000 rpm. Can’t shift out of neutral or decelerate/acelerate throttle. This has happened on multiple occasions. After several attempts of turning on/off the main switch,and rockining the bike back and forth the issue sometime goes away... Bike has 3100 miles on it

2015 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: STEERING
  • Date of Incident: Sep-18, 2018
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Sep-18, 2018

Pulls to the left. I have replaced the front tire 4 times in 15000 miles due to excessive wear caused by this alignment. Dealer denies problem. This is an ongoing problem that owners of this motorcycle are well aware of and many have brought it to bmw's attention with no resolution.

2016 BMW K 1600 GT
Parts: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
  • Date of Incident: Aug-10, 2017
  • Date complaint filed: 00:00 Aug-18, 2017

Software update installed by the dealer has caused the traction control warning light to illuminate and an apparent failure in the traction control. Bmw (motorcycles) refuses to provide any information related to this issue, not even a confirmation that the issue exists.

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