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September 17, 2003

American Ironhorse Has Recalled the 2002 Outlaw and Slammer

(SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the following information.


Make : AMERICAN IRONHORSE Model : OUTLAW Year : 2002

Make : AMERICAN IRONHORSE Model : SLAMMER Year : 2002


NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 03V338000

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE: STORAGE: TANK ASSEMBLY: MOUNTING

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 368

Summary:
CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES MAY HAVE DEFECTIVE FRONT GAS TANK MOUNT BRACKETS, WHICH COULD BREAK IN SERVICE AND BREACH THE TANK WALL POSSIBLY CAUSING FUEL SPILLAGE.

Consequence:
FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE TANK BY REPLACING THE EXISTING FRONT BRACKETS. ANY PAINT AFFECTED BY THE WELDING PROCESS WILL BE REFINISHED. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING SEPTEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT AMERICAN IRONHORSE AT 1-817-665-2000.

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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