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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
NHTSA 80-98
OCTOBER 1998 Contact: Tim Hurd


Tel. No. (202) 366-9550

Polaris Industries, Inc.

Models:
Victory V92C Motorcycle Year: 1999

Number Involved: 266

Dates of Manufacture: July - September 1998

Defect: The fuel sending unit gasket can swell, providing inadequate sealing. If proper sealing is not provided, fuel can leak from the fuel tank. If an ignition source is present, a fire could occur.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the fuel sending unit gasket on these motorcycles. Owner notification began Oct. 15, 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Polaris/Victory at 1-612-417-8650.

[NHTSA Recall No. 98V259]

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.