January 4, 2000
Excelsior-Henderson Super X's Recalled
Washington, DC (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration has published the recall of certain 1999 Excelsior-Henderson
Super X's manufactured between January - July 1999 because the fuel hose may disconnect
between fuel pump regulator and fuel tank outlet nozzle. The fuel pump and hose are
located inside the fuel tank assembly.
If this disconnect occurs, the engine can stall,
possibly causing the rider to lose control of the motorcycle.
Approximately 850 vehicles are affected by this
Dealers will install a plastic safety tie to
secure the fuel hose.
Owner notification began Oct. 29, 1999. Owners who
do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Excelsior-Henderson
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V299]
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