Polaris is Recalling certain model year 2015 Victory motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 17, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Transmission Component Installed Incorrectly

Report Receipt Date: SEP 26, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V596000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 122
All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make
VICTORY
VICTORY
VICTORY
VICTORY
VICTORY
VICTORY
VICTORY
VICTORY
VICTORY
Model
CROSS COUNTRY
CROSS COUNTRY EIGHT BALL
CROSS COUNTRY TOUR
GUNNER
HAMMER EIGHT BALL
HIGH BALL
MAGNUM
VEGAS EIGHT BALL
VISION TOUR ABS
Model Year(s)
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015
2015

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

SUMMARY: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2015 Victory Cross Country, Cross Country Eightball, Cross Country Tour, Gunner, Hammer Eightball, High-Ball, Magnum, Vision Tour ABS and Vegas Eightball motorcycles manufactured August 11, 2014, to September 2, 2014. The affected motorcycles may have been manufactured with the transmission shift drum detent roller spring incorrectly installed.

CONSEQUENCE: If the roller spring is incorrectly installed, the transmission may not shift as intended, potentially causing the operator to lose control, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Polaris has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and repair the transmission, free of charge. The recall began on October 9, 2014. Owners may contact Polaris customer service at 1-888-704-5290. Polaris’ number for this recall is V-14-03 A/B.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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