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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Indian Motorcycle Accessory Brake Levers

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  19E007000
Component:  Service Brakes, Service Brakes Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Indian Motorcycle Company
Recall Date: 02/05/2019
Potential Number of Units Affected: 60
Defect Summary:
Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain accessory brake levers, part number 2883795-658, sold for use on Scout and Scout bobber motorcycles. The accessory brake lever adjustment screw may have been set incorrectly, causing unintentional front brake application.
Consequence Summary:
The accessory brake lever may apply the front brake, increasing the application while riding until the front wheel locks up, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Indian Motorcycle Company will notify owners, and dealers will provide replacement parts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2019. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian's number for this recall is I-19-01.

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