September 24, 2002
Indian Motorcycle Company Has Recalled the 2002
- Indian Motorcycle Company Has Recalled the 2002 Indian Chief because
the rear brake caliper could contact the rotor.
Number of Units Affected: 948
Manufactured: 04/2002 - 08/2002
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE REAR BRAKE CALIPER COULD CONTACT THE ROTOR AS A
RESULT OF A MISALIGNMENT OF THE CALIPER CARRIER.
THE REAR BRAKE CAN OVERHEAT AND FAIL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE MOTORCYCLE TO ENSURE THAT THE REAR BRAKE CALIPER
AND ROTOR ARE CORRECTLY POSITIONED. IF THEY ARE NOT, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE
THE SWING ARM AND REAR BRAKE ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 28,
2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED
UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE
TIME SHOULD CONTACT INDIAN MOTORCYCLE AT 1-408-846-7228.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02V246000.
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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