BIGDOG RIDGEBACK 2008: EQUIPMENT

Make : BIGDOG Model : RIDGEBACK Year : 2008
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08E022000
Date Owner's Notified: 2008-04-15 Date Received by ODI: 2008-03-17 Date Added to Database: 2008-03-18
Manufacturers Involved: Big Dog Motorcycles, LLC
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 38
Summary:
      BIG DOG IS RECALLING 38 REAR PASSENGER FOOT REST ASSEMBLIES, PART NO. 163-000040-01, SOLD AS AN ACCESSORY FOR MY 2008 RIDGEBACK MOTORCYCLES THAT WERE BUILT BETWEEN JULY 16, 2007, AND FEBRUARY 28, 2008. THE SUBJECT PASSENGER PEG ASSEMBLIES MAY RESONATE AND CAUSE DISPROPORTIONATE AND/OR INAPPROPRIATE LOADING ON THE MOUNTING BOLTS. OVER TIME, THIS COULD CAUSE THE BOLTS THAT RETAIN THE PASSENGER PEG ASSEMBLY TO BREAK AND ALLOW THE PASSENGER PEG ASSEMBLY TO DETACH FROM THE MOTORCYCLE.
Consequence:
      THIS CONDITION COULD OCCUR WITHOUT WARNING AND COULD RESULT IN INJURY AND/OR A CRASH.
Remedy:
      BIG DOG WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE WHISKER BARS WITH A REVISED DESIGN. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 15, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BIG DOG AT 316-219-6504.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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