INDIAN CHIEF 2018: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Make : INDIAN Model : CHIEF Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2017-04-05 - 2017-08-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V682000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-12-06 Date Received by ODI: 2017-10-27 Date Added to Database: 2017-10-30
Manufacturers Involved: Indian Motorcycle Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: I-17-03
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2096
Summary:
      Indian Motorcycles Company "Indian" is recalling certain 2017-2018 Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Cheiftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles. These motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market, not US-market, halogen headlight assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      The light output from the incorrect headlight can affect the motorcycle's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Indian will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycle and replace any incorrect headlight assembly, free of charge. The recall began on December 6, 2017. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian's number for this recall is I-17-03.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
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.