August 8, 2003
Indian Has Recalled the 2001-2003 Scout and Spirit
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Make : INDIAN Model : SCOUT Year : 2001
Make : INDIAN Model : SCOUT Year : 2002
Make : INDIAN Model : SCOUT Year : 2003
Make : INDIAN Model : SPIRIT Year : 2001
Make : INDIAN Model : SPIRIT Year : 2002
Make : INDIAN Model : SPIRIT Year : 2003
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V286000
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6570
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE WELD ATTACHING THE FENDER MOUNT TO THE FRONT
FORK MAY CRACK AND BREAK.
THIS COULD CAUSE THE FENDER MOUNT TO FAIL RESULTING IN THE FENDER COMING
INTO CONTACT WITH THE WHEEL, RESULTING IN THE RIDER TO LOSE CONTROL OF THE
MOTORCYCLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
DEALERS WILL BOLT A BRACKET ONTO EACH FRONT FORK. THIS BRACKET WILL HOLD THE
FENDER MOUNT IN PLACE EVEN IF THE WELD FAILS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED
TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT INDIAN AT 1-888-899-2997.
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY
ADMINISTRATIONS AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
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
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