Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

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Indian Motorcycle will recall over 23,000 bikes in the U.S due to reports regarding fuel leak. According to to the company, there could be an issue with fuel rail rubbing against other components, resulting in a fuel leak.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

The company will be recalling seven models - the Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Dark Horse, Springfield and Roadmaster.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

The company said that the affected models are the ones manufactured between the period of April 15, 2013, and July 15, 2016.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

So far, no injuries or property damage has been reported as a result of this problem.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

The customers will be asked to bring the affected motorcycles to the dealership where the bikes will be fitted with a bracket that will restrict the movement of the fuel rail. The upgrade to the fuel rail will be done free of cost.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

Since all the Indian Motorcycles sold in India are brought in as Completely Built Units (CBU) from the U.S, a few of them could fall under the recall.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

If you're one of the owners who face a similar issue, now might be the time contact your nearest dealer.

Indian Motorcycle Recalls 7 Models Over Potential Fire Risk

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Story first published: Wednesday, December 14, 2016, 18:59 [IST]
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