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SafetyAlerts
April 2, 2002

Indian Motorcycle Has Recalled the 2002 Indian Scout and Spirit

(SafetyAlerts) -  Indian Motorcycle Has Recalled the 2002 Indian Scout and Spirit because fractures can occur on the left or right side fuel tank.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 907

Manufactured: 11/2001 - 03/2002

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. FRACTURES CAN OCCUR ON EITHER THE LEFT OR RIGHT FUEL TANK AT THE TOP OF THE JOINT WHERE THE BRACKET IS WELDED TO THE TANK BACK PLATE.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL CAN ESCAPE FROM THE TANK, INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GAS TANKS WITH TANKS THAT HAVE A REDESIGNED MOUNTING BRACKET. 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 INDIAN MOTORCYCLE AT 1-408-846-7228.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V083000
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If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
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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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