URAL TOURIST 2007: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Make : URAL Model : TOURIST Year : 2007
Build Dates : 2007-01-15 - 2007-06-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V372000
Date Owner's Notified: 2007-07-24 Date Received by ODI: 2007-08-22 Date Added to Database: 2007-08-22
Manufacturers Involved: Irbit Motorworks of America, Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 308
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES BUILT WITH A SIDECAR AND EQUIPPED WITH HERZOG TRANSMISSION GEAR SETS, THE TRANSMISSION MAIN SHAFT IS OUTSIDE OF ACCEPTABLE TOLERANCE DUE TO INCORRECT MANUFACTURING OF TRANSMISSION MAIN SHAFT AND SPECIFIC RETAINING CLIPS. THE MAIN SHAFT AND RETAINING CLIPS MAY BE DEFECTIVE.
Consequence:
      TRANSMISSION DAMAGE, EXCESSIVE GEAR WEAR, HARD SHIFTING, AND POSSIBLE FAILURE CAN OCCUR RESULTING IN REAR WHEEL LOCK UP INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      THE MOTORCYCLES WILL BE INSPECTED AND IF THE TRANSMISSION HAS DEFECTIVE SHAFTS AND RETAINING CLIPS, THE COMPLETE TRANSMISSION WILL BE REPLACED FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 24, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT IRBIT AT 1-888-990-8484.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      CUSTOMERS MAY 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.