WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
RECALL Subject: Fuel Rail may Chafe and Leak
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V877000
Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 23,746
All Products Associated with this Recall
|Vehicle Make||Model||Model Year(s)|
|INDIAN||CHIEF CLASSIC||2014 – 2017|
|INDIAN||CHIEF DARK HORSE||2014 – 2017|
|INDIAN||CHIEFTAN||2014 – 2017|
|INDIAN||CHIEFTAN DARK HORSE||2014 – 2017|
|INDIAN||ROADMASTER||2014 – 2017|
|INDIAN||SPRINGFIELD||2014 – 2017|
|INDIAN||VINTAGE||2014 – 2017|
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company
SUMMARY: Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster motorcycles manufactured April 15, 2013, to July 15, 2016. In the affected motorcycles, the fuel rail may contact other components and result in a fuel leak.
CONSEQUENCE: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
REMEDY: Indian will notify owners, and dealers will install a bracket that will limit movement of the fuel rail, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2016. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian’s number for this recall is I-16-03.
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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration