VICTORY TOURING CRUISER 2005: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Make : VICTORY Model : TOURING CRUISER Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-10-26 - 2005-03-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V115000
Date Owner's Notified: 2005-03-31 Date Received by ODI: 2005-03-29 Date Added to Database: 2005-03-29
Manufacturers Involved: Polaris Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: V-05-02
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 192
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, DURING MANUFACTURE, THE CLAMP PRESSURE ON THE FRONT FORK LEGS WAS INCORRECTLY SET.
Consequence:
      INADEQUATE CLAMP PRESSURE ON THE FORK LEGS COULD CAUSE THE FORKS TO SLIDE UP THROUGH THE TRIPLE CLAMPS DURING HIGH IMPACT, E.G., HARD BRAKING, HITTING LARGE BUMPS, POTHOLES, ETC. SUCH A CONDITION COULD AFFECT THE HANDLING CONDITIONS OF THE MOTORCYCLE, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL RE-TIGHTEN THE FORK LEG CLAMPS TO THE PROPER SPECIFICATIONS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-763- 417-8650 OR WWW.VICTORY-USA.COM.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      POLARIS/VICTORY RECALL NO. V-05-02.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO 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.