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May 21, 2002

Polaris Has Recalled Various 2002 Victory Models

(SafetyAlerts) -  Polaris Has Recalled Various 2002 Victory Models because there may be an increased risk of fire.

Number of Units Affected: 1320

Manufactured: 08/2001 - 04/2002

Defect Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE FUEL RAIL ASSEMBLY CONTAINS A SCHRADER VALVE THAT PERMITS A DIAGNOSTIC CHECK OF FUEL PRESSURE AT THE FUEL RAIL DURING ENGINE OPERATION. IF THE SCHRADER VALVE IS NOT ADEQUATELY TIGHTENED, THAT CONDITION SHOULD BE DETECTED BY THESE TESTS.

Consequence Summary:
IF THE SCHRADER VALVE IS NOT PROPERLY TIGHTENED, FUEL LEAKAGE COULD RESULT INCREASING THE RISK OF A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT ALL MOTORCYCLES AND REPLACE THE FUEL RAILS AS NECESSARY.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 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 VICTORY AT 1-715-294-5331.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V122000
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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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