August 2, 2002
Indian Motorcycle Company Has Recalled the 1999-2000
Indian Motorcycle Company Has
Recalled the 1999-2000 Indian Chief because a problem with the handle bar.
Number Involved: 4,590
Dates of Manufacture: June 1999 – October 2000
Defect: On certain motorcycles, the handle bar riser top clamp could allow
excessive movement of the handlebars, increasing the risk of loss of control
of the motorcycle.
Remedy: Dealers will fit the motorcycles with a new riser top clamp. The
manufacturer has reported that owner notification began May 31, 2002. Owners
who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact
Indian at 1-408-846-7228.
[NHTSA Recall No. 02V144] .
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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