December 2016: Indian Motorcyclea has issued a recall for 23,766 Indian Chief Dark Horse, Classic, Vintage, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain, Roadmaster and the newly launched model Springfield. manufactured between April 15, 2013 and July 15, 2016.
The reason for the recall is a defect in the fuel rail system that possibly can come into contact with adjacent components due to vibrations and could possibly result in a fuel fire. If a fire occurs, the rider could lose control and wreck with serious or fatal consequences.
Indian will notify owners, and dealers will install a bracket that will limit movement of the fuel rail, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin this month.. Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian's number for this recall is I-16-03.
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.