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  1. Transmission recall

    BMW K1600 General Discussions
    Be prepared. Just got word from my local dealer here in Scottsdale that there is a recall coming for these bikes. He couldn't tell me what it's for, just transmission related. Details were not released to the dealers yet. BMW just gave them a notice telling them one is coming. Should be...
  2. Road 5 rubs shaft casing

    BMW K1600 General Discussions
    This is the rear of my Road 5 GT. (190/55 17) on my '18 GTL. The tire has about 5,000 miles and I'm just noticing that it rubs the drive shaft casing. That clean flat black strip was raised when it was new. Anyone else have this going on?
  3. 2016 K1600 almost overheated

    BMW K1600 General Discussions
    Hi, I was out for a ride today in 91F and the gauges went up to 8 bars and the engine warning sign came on. It's the one without the ! and it went away after restart. My reserve coolant tank is less than MIN so thinking that could be it. The bike is due for 18K service in a week (actual mileage...
  4. Is dropping it inevitable?

    BMW K1600 General Discussions
    New forum member here... I will be taking delivery of my 1st K1600GT this weekend and I'm already concerned about tipping it over. One of the 1st threads I read on this forum quickly turned into a discussion about how easy it is to drop these bikes and many forum members spoke of their drops...
  5. I'm Broke Down Now - question

    BMW K1600 Maintenance and Do-It-Yourself
    Shoria Battery is dead. Won't even hold a charge. Vr..oo...oo...oo...click. So now trying jump it. Voltage meter shows 13 amps but won't even turn over. And doesn't drop in amps It does click. I assume the battery is too dead to hold a charge, but shouldn't it still start using the other...
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