Automobile manufacturing company, BMW China has recalled its K1600 and K1600 GT Motorcycles with production dates between 28 June 2017 to 19 September 2018 due to faulty shock absorbers.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps made this call to the motoring public, particularly those who are presently using the aforementioned motorcycles by BMW.

 According to the memo circulated by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, BMW (China) Automobile Trading Company Limited disclosed that the withdrawal of the motorbikes started on 7 September 2022.

In the statement, the withdrawal WAs premised on the fact that the hinged tie rods at the rear shock absorber could not reach the designed strength and may break over time, posing a safety hazard.

The Acting Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu, by this notice, warned the general public, particularly dealers and riders of these categories of motorcycles, to stop selling or using the identified motorcycles on Nigerian roads so as to avoid any accident.