MultiPurpose

Recalls - 1996 BUELL S2T

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

SUSPENSION:REAR

Recall Number

99V106000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THESE MOTORCYCLES WERE BUILT WITH A SWINGARM THAT COULD BREAK.

Defect Consequence

IF THE SWINGARM SHOULD BREAK, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL COULD OCCUR.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SWINGARM.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 8, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-343-8400. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

Recall Number

99V104000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THESE MOTORCYCLES WERE BUILT WITH A FUEL TANK MOUNT SYSTEM THAT COULD, IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, ALLOW THE FUEL TANK TO SEPARATE FROM THE MOTORCYCLE.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN EXPLOSION OR FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK MOUNT SYSTEM.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 4, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-343-8400. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

Recall Number

99V107000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THESE MOTORCYCLES WERE BUILT WITH A REAR SHOCK ABSORBER FRONT EYE THAT COULD BREAK.

Defect Consequence

IF THE SHOCK EYE SHOULD BREAK, THE UNDERSIDE OF THE VEHICLE WILL DRAG ON THE GROUND POSSIBLY CAUSING LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 28, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-343-8400. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Recall Number

99V105000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THESE MOTORCYCLES WERE BUILT WITH A FUEL TANK VENT VALVE ASSEMBLY THAT COULD BECOME PLUGGED.

Defect Consequence

UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THIS COULD CAUSE THE CARBURETOR TO OVERFLOW FUEL WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. THIS CONDITION COULD ALSO PREVENT SUFFICIENT FUEL FLOW, WHICH COULD CAUSE THE ENGINE TO MISFIRE OR STALL.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK VENT VALVE ASSEMBLY.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JUNE 15, 1999. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-343-8400. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Recall Number

95V223000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE THROTTLE CABLE WHEEL OF THE CARBURETOR CAN MOVE ON ITS SHAFT AND COME IN CONTACT WITH THE CARBURETOR SUPPORT BRACKET.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD PREVENT THE THROTTLE FROM RETURNING TO THE IDLE POSITION, INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A VEHICLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW THROTTLE SHAFT ON THE AFFECTED MOTORCYCLES.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL; THROTTLE LINKAGES AND CONTROL; MOTORCYCLES. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CALIFORNIA MODEL MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED WITH A "QWIKSILVER" CARBURETOR. NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-935-8400. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


Component Description

STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Recall Number

95V208001

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE TALL TOURING HANDLEBARS CAN CRACK AND BECOME DETACHED FROM THE CUFF WHICH PROVIDES ATTACHMENT TO THE FRONT FORK TUBES.

Defect Consequence

LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TALL TOURING HANDLEBARS. IF THE KITS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ON VEHICLES, THE OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY OUR DEALER NETWORK TO HAVE THE SUSPECT TALL TOURING HANDLEBARS REPLACED.

Notes

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; FRAME. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES WITH "LEEFAB TALL TOURING" HANDLEBARS AND REPLACEMENT PART KITS (PN 55899-94Y). NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-935-8400. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


Component Description

STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Recall Number

95V208002

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE TALL TOURING HANDLEBARS CAN CRACK AND BECOME DETACHED FROM THE CUFF WHICH PROVIDES ATTACHMENT TO THE FRONT FORK TUBES.

Defect Consequence

LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE MOTORCYCLE CAN OCCUR INCREASING THE RISK OF A MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TALL TOURING HANDLEBARS. IF THE KITS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ON VEHICLES, THE OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY OUR DEALER NETWORK TO HAVE THE SUSPECT TALL TOURING HANDLEBARS REPLACED.

Notes

SYSTEM: STRUCTURE; FRAME. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES WITH "LEEFAB TALL TOURING" HANDLEBARS AND REPLACEMENT PART KITS (PN 55899-94Y). NOTE: OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-935-8400. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-800-424-9393.


Free Trial

Register for your fully-functional free trial of Ownersite today. No credit card is required and there is absolutely no obligation.