Indian Motorcycle Company is Recalling certain 2014-2017 Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Fuel Rail may Chafe and Leak

Report Receipt Date: DEC 06, 2016
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

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1 Comment

  1. It’s about time. A local Indian owner’s motorcycle caught on fire while he was riding it last spring and burnt to the ground.

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