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
Vehicle Make /Model: Kawasaki/ KLX250 Model Year(s): 2009-2010
Manufacture: Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. Mfr’s Report Date: Jun 02, 2011
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V316000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: Fuel System, Other: Storage:Tank Assembly:Mounting
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,460
Kawasaki is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 KLX250 Motorycles. The fuel tank could leak from cracks at the spot weld(s) on the side mount tabs die to stress caused by excessive clearence between the fuel tank and a frame-mounted rubber damper.
Fuel Leakage in the presence of spark or flame could cause a fire or explosion possibly resulting in injury or death.
Dealers will inspect and correct the fueltank as necessary, free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during June 2011. Owners may contact Kawasaki Consumer Services Dept. @ 1-866-802-9381
Kawasaki Safety recall No. MC11-04. Owners may also contact the National Highway Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline @ 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV
April 15, 2011
MV Agusta is recalling certain 2010 F4 motorcycles for the rear subframe. The upper fixture points may not be sufficiently robust, which may result in the subframe cracking and failing, local to the fixture points, during use. They say the stability of the rider and passenger could be compromised, thereby causing the risk of a crash.
Remedies are a reinforment support kit for the rear subframe which can be installed by dealers free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin this month and has no end date in sight.
If you are a owner call MV Agusta at 1-125-830-3300
You can also contact the National Highway Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) or click here for official website