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post #1 of 4 Old May 4th, 2009, 10:44 am Thread Starter
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Broke down yesterday, bike just cut out and the problem was a sensor on the fuel pump....Just wondered whether anyone else had heard of this as someone told me it's a common problem on this model (57 reg). My concern is that if it'd happened when I'd been over-taking or on the motorway, it could have caused huge problems ~ Am wondering whether this should have been a recall from what I've been told by one person, but would like some other feedback to see if I've got the right end of the stick!
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Re: R1200 RT ~ Fuel pump sensor problem

First I heard on this. At work we have 9 and I have one as a personal, and have not heard about a fuel pump sensor problem.

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Re: R1200 RT ~ Fuel pump sensor problem

Apparently they have changed the design surrounding the contacts on the sensor due to moisture attacking the unit. Info given by BMW technician who could not really discuss but said information was available on the net. !
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Re: R1200 RT ~ Fuel pump sensor problem

Its the 'fuel pump processor' apparently.

I have just had mine replaced under warranty on 2005 RT with 13000 miles on the clock.
Did 1300 miles in France a couple of weeks back with no fuel/running/starting issues but didnt start about 10 days ago. rather it would start but ran only for 10 seconds. Turning bike off then on after CHECK light went off, gave same scenario each time. Recovered to dealer. The dealer technician gave same description 'the bottom had blown out'.

From what I can see on the net, plenty of examples happening to GS's but not many reported on RT's.
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