July 8, 2019 / 9:38 PM / 14 days ago

Lawsuit alleges gear indicators defective on BMW motorcycles

BMW of North America has been hit with a proposed nationwide class action in New Jersey federal court alleging it sold thousands of motorcycles with defective gear indicators, posing a potential safety hazard.

The indicators intermittently display the wrong gear or sometimes no gear at all, causing a number of problems, including difficulty starting the motorcycles or unexpected acceleration when a gear indicator incorrectly shows that a bike is in neutral, the lawsuit filed on Friday alleges.

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