BIGDOG PITBULL 2002: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : BIGDOG Model : PITBULL Year : 2002
Build Dates : 2001-07-24 - 2002-06-30
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V089000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-04-01 Date Received by ODI: 2002-03-19 Date Added to Database: 2002-03-27
Manufacturers Involved: Big Dog Motorcycles, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1035
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE FUEL TANKS MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MOUNTED TO THE MOTORCYCLE. THIS CAN PUT UNNECESSARY STRESS ON THE TANK MOUNTING TABS, CAUSING THESE TABS TO FAIL, WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF FUEL SPILLAGE.
Consequence:
      FUEL SPILLAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE TANKS, REPLACE THE MOUNTING GROMMETS AND RELATED HARDWARE, AND REMOUNT THE TANKS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 1, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BIG DOG AT 1-316-267-2597.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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