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SafetyAlerts
November 26, 2002

Indian Has Recalled the 2001 Scout, Scout Centenial and Spirit Motorcycles

(SafetyAlerts) -  Indian Has Recalled the 2001 Scout, Scout Centenial and Spirit Motorcycles because of a potential problem with the windshield.

Number of Units Affected: 5464

Manufactured: 06/2001 - 11/2002

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE FASTENERS THAT BOLT THE WINDSHIELD TO THE MOUNTING CLAMPS CAN BREAK, CAUSING THE WINDSHIELD TO COME PARTIALLY OR COMPLETELY OFF THE BIKE.

Consequence Summary:
IF THIS HAPPENS WHILE THE MOTORCYCLE IS IN USE, THE RIDER COULD BE INJURED BY THE WINDSHIELD.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE WINDSHIELDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN NOVEMBER 25, 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: 02V311000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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