Repair Web Links

There are a number of repairs and modifications for the F650GS and Dakar which are documented in forums and other places on the web. If you find any other worthwhile sites or articles, let me know and I will add them here.


Aftermarket Parts

The Replacement Parts and Alternative Parts Pages have links to suppliers of after market parts.


Maintenance and Repairs

F650GS and Dakar maintenance related articles prepared by other F650GS owners are listed below.





Recalls

A pdf with most Australian, US and UK recalls for downloading Recall PDF

Links to Goverment Authorities for F650 CS/GS, G650 GS/X recall information are listed below.

Australia
In Australia responsibility is split between DOTARS and ACCC. DOTARS receives the safety reports from Consumers and Manufacturers, investigates the problems and then the ACCC issues any recall notification.
Canada
In Canada Transport Canada receives the safety reports from Consumers and Manufacturers, investigates the problems and then issues any recalls.
E U
In the EU Consumers and Manufacturers report safety issues to individual countries for investigation and action then reports are sent to RAPEX for publication. Search RAPEX using Motor Vehicle and Protective Equipment. FEMA also maintains lists of motorcycle recalls.
U K
In the UK Consumers and Manufacturers report safety issues to VOSA for investigation and action then reports are published on the DFT web site.
USA
In the USA Consumers and Manufacturers report safety issues to Safer Car for investigation and action. NHTSA maintains the database for complaints, investigations and recalls. There is also provision for lodging Technical Service Bulletins by manufacturers. Where a recall is undertaken in the US manufacturers are required to submit periodic reports to the NHTSA showing the results of the recall and how many machines have been rectified.