Vehicle Make/ Model: Victory / Jackpot
Victory / Kingpin
Model Year(s): 2006-2011
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,688
Polaris is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 Victory Kingpin Motorcycles and model year 2006-2011 Victory Motorcycle manufactured from Jan. 1, 2004, through May 1, 2011, equipped with accessory seats, part numbers 2876641-01 seat, KIngpin Touring, double backrest and part number 2875961-01, Jackpot Touring w/backrest. The backrest support can seperate from the motorcycle while in use.
The passenger can be injured or fall from the motorcycle should this occur.
Victory will notify owners and dealers will replace the affected seats free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before August 30, 2011
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV
Vehicle Make /Model: Yamaha/FJR1300 Model Year(s): 2006-2009
Manufacturer: Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA Mfr’s Report Date: June 24, 2011
Component: Electrical System: Wiring
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,850
Yamaha is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 FJR1300 motorcycles manufactured from Feb. 2006, through March 2009. The ground joint connector of the wire harness could overheat and become deformed, possibly causing an intermittent ground wire connection. If the electrical system is not properly grounded, the ignition system and/ or other electrical components could malfunction, which could cause the engine to stall.
If the motorcycle stalls while being ridden, there could be a crash resulting in injury or death.
Yamaha dealer will install an additional wire sub-lead or, if ground joint connector has already been damaged from overheating, dealer will install a new main wire harness. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during July 2011. Owners may contact Yamaha at 1-800-962-7926
Owners may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV