Indian Motorcycle Company is recalling several different 2019 model year motorcycles. The problem stems from a faulty circuit breaker which can unexpectedly trip and cause a sudden loss of power and an engine stall. According to Indian, the circuit breaker’s supplier Eaton – Bussman suggested that an inverted reed within their components is the root cause of the failure.
In all, eight different 2019 model year motorcycles totaling 5,474 machines are affected by this recall. Below is a list of the motorcycles subject to the recall:
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Indian will notify owners and provide a new 10 amp circuit breaker and installation instructions. However, owners may choose to have the part installed at a dealership free of charge.
This recall began on January 2, 2020. If owners would like additional information, they may contact Indian Customer Service at 1-877-204-3697 and cite Indian’s recall number I-19-05. Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 and cite NHTSA Campaign Number 19V882000 or go to the NHTSA website at www.safercar.gov.