News Big Dog Motorcycles Recalls 2004 Bikes

Big Dog Motorcycles Recalls 2004 Bikes

Big Dog Recall

Big Dog Motorcycles, LLC is recalling certain 2004 Chopper, Bulldog, Ridgeback, Mastiff, Boxer, and Pitbull motorcycles. There is a possible loose connection between the harness connector and the electronic harness controller.

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
BIG DOG / BULLDOG 2004
BIG DOG / CHOPPER 2004
BIG DOG / MASTIFF 2004
BIG DOG / RIDGEBACK 2004
BIGDOG / BOXER 2004
BIGDOG / PITBULL 2004

Consequence

This condition may cause the motorcycle to experience intermittent loss of electrical power to various components, which can lead to, among other things, a loss of headlamp function or a vehicle stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Recall Remedy

Big dog will notify owners and dealers will repair the motorcycles free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about may 24, 2010. Owners may contact big dog at 1-316-219-9121.

Recall Notes

Owners 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 www.safercar.gov .

Manufacturer report date: April 26th, 2010
NHTSA campaign ID number: 10V180000
Nhtsa action number: rq10002
Component: electrical system
Potential number of units affected: 1,895

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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