FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 7, 1999
Contact: Tim Hurd
Tel. No. (202) 366-9550
Buell Motorcycle Company
Buell S1 Lightning Years: 1996-1998
Buell S1 White Lightning Year: 1998
Buell M2 Cyclone Years: 1997-1999
Buell S2 Thunderbolt Years: 1995-1996
Buell S2T Year: 1996
Buell S3 Thunderbolt Years: 1997-1999
Buell S3T Thunderbolt Years: 1997-1998
Number Involved: 10,556
Dates of Manufacture: February 1994 - April 1999
Defect: These motorcycles were built with a fuel tank mounting system
that could, in the event of a crash, allow the fuel tank to separate from the motorcycle.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the fuel tank. Owner notification was
expected to begin during June 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Buell at 1-414-343-8400.
[NHTSA Recall No. 99V104/Buell Recall No.