Polaris Recalls Indian Kickstand 09-2011
Vehicle Make / Model: Indian / Indian Model Year(s): 2009-2011
Manufacture: Indian Motorcycle Company
Mfr’s Report Date: June 24, 2011
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11v344000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: Structure:Motorcycle Kickstand/Center Stand
Potential Number of Units Affected:699
Polaris is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Indian Motorcycles for failing to confirm to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 123 “Motorcycle controls and displays.” The side stand may not fold rearward an upward if it contacts the ground when the motorcycle is moving forward.
If the stand does not fold rearward and upward while the motorcycle moves forward, the driver’s ability to control the motorcyle could be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Dealers will replace the side stand free of charge. The safety recall is expected to being during August 2011. Owners may contact Indian at 651-408-7579
Owners may also contact the National Highway Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV