INDIAN BLACKHAWK 2011: WHEELS:RIM

Make : INDIAN Model : BLACKHAWK Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2008-12-10 - 2012-11-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V391000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-04-04 Date Received by ODI: 2013-08-30 Date Added to Database: 2013-09-03
Manufacturers Involved: Indian Motorcycle Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS:RIM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 861
Summary:
      Indian Motorcycle Company "Indian" is recalling certain model year 2009 Deluxe and Standard, 2009-2011 Roadmaster, 2009-2013 Vintage, 2010 Bomber, 2010-2013 Classic and Dark Horse, 2011 Blackhawk Dark and Blackhawk motorcycles. The rear rim may crack and cause a loss of air pressure.
Consequence:
      The cracked rim can lead to a flat rear tire, which could cause the rider to lose control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Indian will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear rim, free of charge. Indian mailed an interim letter to owners in September 2013. Parts are now available. A second notice was sent to owners during April 2014. Owners may contact Indian at 1-888-704-5290.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.