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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NHTSA 05-98
March 29, 1999 Contact: Tim Hurd
Tel. No. (202) 366-9550

NHTSA PUBLISHES LIST OF FEBRUARY, 1999 RECALLS

Polaris Industries, Inc.
Models:
Victory V92C Year: 1999

Number Involved: 715
Dates of Manufacture:  October - December 1998
Defect:  The fuel hose on this motorcycle may fail, resulting in a fuel leak near the rear cylinder of the motorcycle and under the rider's seat. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source can result in a fire.

Remedy: Dealers will replace these fuel hoses. Owner notification began Feb. 25, 1999. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Polaris/Victory at 1-612-417-8650.

[NHTSA Recall No. 99V032]

NHTSA said manufacturers are required to mail a recall notice to all purchasers, owners and dealers when a safety defect or noncompliance with federal safety standards is found. The agency urges owners to wait until they receive notification from the manufacturer before contacting their dealers to schedule the repair work. Not all vehicles of a particular make and model may be subject to the recall.