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Motorcycle Recall - Indian

NHTSA Campaign ID:  11V344000
Component:  Structure: Motorcycle Kickstand/Center stand
Manufacturer:  Indian Motorcycle Company
Recall Date: 06/24/2011
Potential Number of Units Affected: 699
Defect Summary:
Polaris is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 Indian motorcycles for failing to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 123, "Motorcycle Controls and Displays." The side stand may not fold rearward and upward if it contacts the ground when the motorcycle is moving forward.
Consequence Summary:
If the stand does not fold rearward and upward while the motorcycle moves forward, the driver's ability to control the motorcycle could be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the side stand free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during August 2011. Owners may contact Indian at 651-408-7579.

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