RECALL ALERT: Victory Cruisers

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has announced a recall on certain Victory motorcycles. Polaris is recalling certain model year 2004-2011 Victory Kingpins and model year 2006-2011 Victory Jackpots manufactured from January 1, 2004, through May 1, 2011 equipped with accessory seats.

  • Kingpin Touring, double backrest, part # 2876641-01;
  • Jackpot Touring with backrest, part # 2875961-01

The backrest support can separate from the motorcycle while in use. The passenger can be injured or fall from the motorcycle should this occur. Victory will notify owners and dealers will replace the affected seats free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before August 30, 2011. The potential number of units affected is 1,688.

Owners may also contact the NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888/327-4236 or go to www.SaferCar.gov.

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V346000

 

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