Recall alert: Certain Indian motorcycles recalled for kickstand problem
WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 9, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Indian Motorcycle Recall – Kickstand May Not Retract Properly/FMVSS 123
A kickstand that does not properly retract can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V957000
Manufacturer Indian Motorcycle Company
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,653
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Summary Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2022 Chief, Chief Bobber, Chief Bobber Darkhorse, Chief Darkhorse, Super Chief, and Super Chief Limited motorcycles. The kickstand may not properly retract upon ground contact when left extended while riding. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 123, “Motorcycle Controls and Displays.”
Remedy The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 17, 2023. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian’s number for this recall is I-23-01.
Notes 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.nhtsa.gov.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration