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Motorcycle Recall - Big Dog

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V580000
Component:  Structure: Body
Manufacturer:  Big Dog Motorcycles, LLC
Recall Date: 12/11/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8061
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles, the rear fender strut attaching bolts can fail allowing the rear fender to detach from the motorcycle.
Consequence Summary:
This could occur without prior warning and could result in an injury or a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will remove existing strut bolts and replace with higher tensile strength attaching bolts and updated washers. Higher torque values will be observed when installing the replacement fasteners. The recall is expected to begin on or about January 9, 2008. Owners may contact Big Dog at 316-267-9121.

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