BIGDOG N-CHOPPER 2005: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : BIGDOG Model : N-CHOPPER Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-09-10 - 2005-08-10
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V356000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-10-01 Date Received by ODI: 2007-08-08 Date Added to Database: 2007-08-15
Manufacturers Involved: Big Dog Motorcycles, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7611
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, A WARPED BUS BAR WITHIN THE VOLTAGE REGULATOR CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE EXISTING CIRCUIT BREAKER LOCATED BETWEEN THE VOLTAGE REGULATOR POSITIVE BATTERY LEAD "B+ LEAD" AND THE POSITIVE BATTERY TERMINAL WITH AN ALTERNATIVE CIRCUIT PROTECTION DEVICE THAT WILL PREVENT A THERMAL EVENT IF THERE IS A SHORT TO GROUND. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BIG DOG AT 1-316-219-9129 OR EMAIL TO CUSTOMER.SERVICE"BIGDOGMOTORCYCLES.COM.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS 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.