MultiPurpose

Recalls - 1999 VICTORY V92C

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

VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Recall Number

99V206000

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. THREADED FASTENERS THAT HOLD THE THROTTLE BODY VALVE IN ASSEMBLY CAN BECOME LOOSE, ALLOWING THE VALVE DISC TO SHIFT OUT OF POSITION AND AFFECT THE ENGINE RPM LEVEL.

Defect Consequence

A THROTTLE BODY VALVE DISC THAT HAS SHIFTED OUT OF POSITION CAN CAUSE SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH, PROPERTY DAMAGE, OR DAMAGE TO THE MOTORCYCLE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE THROTTLE BODY VALVE DISC THREADED FASTENERS AND APPLY A THREAD LOCKING AGENT.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING AUGUST 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 POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-612-542-0500. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Recall Number

99V304000

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. PAINT ON THE WHEEL AND SPROCKET-MATING SURFACES COULD PRODUCE INSUFFICIENT CLAMP LOAD ON THE SPROCKET. REAR SPROCKET BOLTS COULD BECOME LOOSE CAUSING EXCESSIVE WEAR AND FRETTING AT THE WHEEL AND SPROCKET MATING SURFACES ALLOWING THE SPROCKET BOLT TO FAIL.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE REAR WHEEL AND SPROCKET HUB, REMOVE ALL PAINT FROM THE CONTACT SURFACES OF THE WHEEL HUB AND SPROCKET, AND INSTALL NEW SPROCKET BOLTS. THE WHEEL AND SPROCKET WILL BE REPLACED IF BOLTS WERE LOOSE AND DAMAGE HAS OCCURRED.

Notes

POLARIS/VICTORY RECALL NO. V-99-13. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 3, 2000. 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 VICTORY AT 1-715-294-3370. 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:DELIVERY

Recall Number

02V263000

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

ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE FUEL PUMP CAN FAIL.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD CAUSE POOR ENGINE PERFORMANCE AND POSSIBLE ENGINE STALLING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FUEL PUMPS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER 2002. 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 VICTORY AT 1-763-417-8650.

Notes

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

STRUCTURE:MOTORCYCLE KICKSTAND/CENTER STAND

Recall Number

03V336000

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

ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE SIDESTAND SPRING AND/OR THE PIN USED TO ATTACH THE SPRING TO THE FRAME MAY BE DAMAGED.

Defect Consequence

THIS COULD ALLOW UNINTENDED DEPLOYMENT OF THE SIDESTAND, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE SIDESTAND SPRING AND FRAME RAIL BRACKET. AN INTERIM NOTICE TO OWNERS WAS MAILED ON NOVEMBER 11, 2003. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 18, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VICTORY AT 1-763-417-8650.

Notes

VICTORY RECALL NO. V-03-05. CUSTOMERS CAN 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:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Recall Number

99V032000

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. THE FUEL HOSE CAN FAIL RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK NEAR THE REAR CYLINDER OF THE MOTORCYCLE AND UNDER THE RIDER SEAT.

Defect Consequence

FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE FUEL HOSES.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 25, 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 POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-612-417-8650. 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:DELIVERY

Recall Number

98V302000

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. CERTAIN FUEL PUMP/FILTER HOSES AND THE FUEL TANK RETURN HOSE CAN FAIL, RESULTING IN A FUEL LEAK.

Defect Consequence

FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LINES BETWEEN THE FUEL FILTER AND THE FUEL PUMP AS WELL AS THE FUEL RETURN LINE.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 3, 1998. 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 POLARIS/VICTORY MOTORCYCLE AT 1-612-417-8650. 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

Recall Number

98V259000

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. THE FUEL SENDING UNIT GASKET CAN SWELL PROVIDING INADEQUATE SEALING. IF PROPER SEALING IS NOT PROVIDED, FUEL CAN LEAK FROM THE FUEL TANK.

Defect Consequence

IF AN IGNITION SOURCE WAS PRESENT, A FIRE COULD OCCUR RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL SENDING UNIT GASKET ON THESE MOTORCYCLES.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN OCTOBER 15, 1998. 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 POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-612-417-8650. 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

Recall Number

98V216000

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. THE FUEL LEVEL SENDING UNIT WAS INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED AND COULD LEAK.

Defect Consequence

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL LEVEL SENDING UNIT.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR MOTORCYCLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-612-542-0500. 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

Recall Number

98V217000

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. THE FUEL FILTER WAS INCORRECTLY MANUFACTURED AND COULD LEAK.

Defect Consequence

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL FILTER.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR MOTORCYCLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-612-542-0500. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Recall Number

98V218000

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. THE TAIL LIGHT BULBS CAN BURN OUT PREMATURELY DUE TO THE TAIL LIGHT BULB VIBRATING IN THE LIGHT SOCKET.

Defect Consequence

THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A VISIBILITY PROBLEM FOR THE DRIVER AND ONCOMING VEHICLES.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL FIRM UP THE FITMENT OF THE TAILLIGHT BULB AND THE ELECTRICAL SOCKET TO PREVENT THE BULB FROM VIBRATING.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR MOTORCYCLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-612-542-0500. 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:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Recall Number

98V219000

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. THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS DO NOT PROPERLY SEAL THE HOSE TO THE PLASTIC COUPLER, NOR THE FUEL PUMP, ALLOWING FUEL LEAKAGE.

Defect Consequence

IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, FUEL LEAKAGE CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL HOSE CLAMPS.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 15, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR MOTORCYCLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-612-542-0500. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Recall Number

99V088000

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. CHASSIS WIRING HARNESS CAN COME INTO CONTACT WITH THE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER, CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE HARNESS.

Defect Consequence

LOSS OF REAR TURN SIGNAL AND BRAKE/TAIL LIGHT FUNCTIONS COULD OCCUR.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL RE-ROUTE THE TAIL LIGHT WIRING HARNESS AND ADD ONE TIE STRAP.

Notes

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 22, 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 POLARIS/VICTORY AT 1-715-294-3370. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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