WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 26, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If the brake light remains illuminated when the brakes are not applied, a vehicle behind the motorcycle may not know when the motorcycle is actually slowing, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V055000
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,392
|INDIAN||ROADMASTER||2015 – 2017|
Summary: Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Roadmaster motorcycles. Water may enter the trunk wiring harness, potentially causing the brake light to remain illuminated even when the brakes are not applied.
Remedy: Indian will notify owners, and dealers will replace the trunk wiring harness with an updated harness that contains sealing plugs in the connectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 30, 2018. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian’s number for this recall is I-18-01.
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