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April 2, 2002

Big Dog Motorcycles Has Recalled the 2002 Boxer, Husky, and Pitbull

(SafetyAlerts) -  Big Dog Motorcycles Has Recalled the 2002 Boxer, Husky, and Pitbull because the fuel tanks may have been improperly mounted to the motorcycle.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 356

Manufactured: 07/2001 - 02/2002

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE FUEL TANKS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MOUNTED TO THE MOTORCYCLE. THIS CAN PUT UNNECESSARY STRESS ON THE TANK MOUNTING TABS, CAUSING THESE TABS TO FAIL, WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF FUEL SPILLAGE.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL SPILLAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL TANKS AND WILL REPLACE OR REMOUNT THEM AS NECESSARY. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING APRIL 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BIG DOG AT 1-316-267-2597.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V089000
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Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
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!

How many did you hear about?

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