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August 1, 2001

2001 Victory V92SC, V92C and V92DC Motorcycles Recalled

Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting certain 2001 Victory V92SC, V92C and V92DC motorcycles manufactured between March 2000 and April 2001.

On certain motorcycles, the backlash split gear in the primary drive train could fail, causing damage to the clutch and adjacent components.

If a failure occurs, metal debris could be scattered throughout the primary drive train, causing a loss of power to the rear wheel.

1,392 motorcycles are affected by this recall.

Dealers will replace the backlash split gear.

The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 25, 2001. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Polaris/Victory at 1-763-542-0500.

[NHTSA Recall No. 01V147]

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers August 1, 2001.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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