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RECALL SUBJECT: 10A Circuit Breaker Can Trip Causing Stall
Report Receipt Date: DEC 11, 2019
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V882000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,474
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company

DECEMBER 2019 -- Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2019 Chieftain, Vintage, Roadmaster, Dark Horse, Springfield, and FTR1200 motorcycles. A 10A circuit breaker may be defective, tripping unexpectedly and causing a sudden loss of power and an engine stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash. 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 January 2, 2020. Indian's number for this recall is I-19-05.
RECALL SUBJECT: Gear Position Display May Be Inaccurate
Report Receipt Date: OCT 29, 2019
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V776000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 52,745
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company

NOVEMBER 2019 -- Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2014-2019 Chief, Chieftain, Roadmaster, and Springfield motorcycles. The gear position switch contacts may oxidize, causing the gear position display to inaccurately show that the motorcycle is in neutral when it is actually in gear. If the transmission is not in neutral when the motorcycle is started, the motorcycle may move unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash. Indian will notify owners, and as an interim repair, dealers will clean the gear position switch. The switch will be replaced, once parts are available, currently expected to be in the first few months of 2020. These repairs will be performed free of charge. Indian's number for this recall is I-19-03.
RECALL SUBJECT: Tail Lights may be too Bright/FMVSS 108
Report Receipt Date: AUG 29, 2019
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V638000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,147
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company

AUGUST 2019 -- Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2019 Chieftain motorcycles. The tail lights may be too bright, exceeding the maximum light output allowed. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." Due to increased brightness, other drivers may have difficulties discerning the brake light from the tail light, and thus may be unaware that the motorcycle is braking, thereby increasing the risk of a crash. Indian will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine control module software to correct the rear tail light's intensity, free of charge. The recall began September 18, 2019. Indian's number for this recall is I-19-04. 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.
RECALL SUBJECT:: Loss of Headlight Function
Report Receipt Date: MAY 01, 2019
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V339000
Component(s):: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,487
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company

JUNE 2019 -- Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2014 Chief and Chieftain motorcycles. Due to a problem within the Vehicle Control Module (VCM), all of the front lights, including the headlight, may go out while riding. The loss of lighting can reduce visibility, increasing the risk of crash. The remedy for this recall is still under development. Owners will be informed of the safety risk beginning in June 2019. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Indian's number for this recall is I-19-02. 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.
RECALL SUBJECT:: Possible Reduction in Brake Performance
Report Receipt Date: MAR 01, 2019
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V156000
Component(s):: SERVICE BRAKES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,072
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company

APRIL 2019 -- Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2019 Indian Scout, Scout Bobber, and Scout Sixty motorcycles equipped with Anti-Lock Brake Systems (ABS). After the manufacturing process, air may remain trapped within the brake system, possibly reducing brake performance. Reduced brake performance can increase the risk of a crash. Indian has notified owners, and dealers will perform a brake fluid bleed of the front and rear ABS to evacuate the air, free of charge. The recall began March 7, 2019. Indian's number for this recall is I-18-07. 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.
RECALL SUBJECT:: Unintentional Front Brake Application
Report Receipt Date: FEB 05, 2019
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19E007000
Component(s):: SERVICE BRAKES , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 60
Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company

MARCH 2019 -- 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. 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. Indian Motorcycle Company will notify owners, and dealers will provide replacement parts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2019. Indian's number for this recall is I-19-01. 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.
RECALL: Indian Motorcycles Company is recalling certain Chief, Chieftain and Springfield motorcycles; EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Report Receipt Date: OCT 27, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V682000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,096

NOVEMBER 2017 -- Indian Motorcycles Company (Indian) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Cheiftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles. These motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market, not US-market, halogen headlight assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment." The light output from the incorrect headlight can affect the motorcycle's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. Indian will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycle and replace any incorrect headlight assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2017. Indian's number for this recall is I-17-03. 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.

RECALLED VEHICLES
Indian Chief
Indian Chieftain
Indian Springfield
RECALL: Indian Motorcycle Companyis recalling certain 2015-2016 Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Roadmaster, and 2016 Dark Horse motorcycles; SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 
Report Receipt Date: NOV 02, 2015 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V721000 
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,611 

NOV 2015 -- Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Roadmaster, and 2016 Dark Horse motorcycles manufactured January 2, 2015, to October 23, 2015. Due to a problem with the rear brake master cylinder, the motorcycles may have a reduction in, or a complete loss of, rear brake power. A full or partial loss of rear braking power may lengthen the distance needed to slow or stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash. Indian will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear brake master cylinder piston assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 13, 2015. Indian's number for this recall is I-14-04. 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.

MORE RECALL INFO
Indian Chief Classic
Indian Chief Vintage
Indian Chieftain Roadmaster
Indian Dark Horse
RECALL: Indian Motorcycle Company is recalling certain 2015 Scout motorcycles; SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 
Report Receipt Date: MAR 11, 2015 
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V142000 
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC 
Potential Number of Units Affected: 806 

MARCH 2015 -- Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2015 Scout N15MSA00AA, N15MSA00AH, N15MSA00AR, N15MSA00AS, N15MSA00BA, N15MSA00BH, N15MSA00BS, N15MSA00CA, and N15MSA00CS motorcycles manufactured May 12, 2014, to February 13, 2015. Due to a problem with the rear brake master cylinder, the motorcycles may have a reduction in, or a complete loss of, rear brake power. A full or partial loss of rear braking power may lengthen the distance needed to slow or stop the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash. Indian will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the rear brake master cylinder, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2015. Indian's number for this recall is I-15-01 A/B. 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

MORE RECALL INFO
Indian Scout

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