Indian Motorcycle has recalled 5,474 of its 2019 FTR1200, Chieftain, Vintage, Roadmaster, Dark Horse and Springfield motorcycles due to potential stalling issues.Indian says a 10A circuit breaker may be defective, tripping unexpectedly and causing a sudden loss of power and an engine stall.
The following bikes are affected:
2019 Chief Dark Horse
2019 Chieftain Dark Horse
2019 Springfield Dark Horse
Indian will notify owners and provide a new 10A circuit breaker and installation instructions. Owners may choose to have the part installed at a dealership, free of charge.The recall is expected to begin on Jan. 2, 2020. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian’s number for this recall is I-19-05.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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