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Default 2003 Buell Recall - XB9R, LIGHTNING LOW, XB9SL - SIDE STAND

Make : BUELL
Model : FIREBOLT XB9R, LIGHTNING LOW, XB9SL
Year : 2003
Manufacturer : BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V270000
Mfr's Report Date : SEP 25, 2002
Component: OTHER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 371

Summary:
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE SIDE STAND LEGS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BEND OR BREAK.

Consequence:
THIS COULD CAUSE THE MOTORCYCLE TO FALL INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SIDE STAND. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 16, 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 BUELL AT 1-414-342-4680.

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

Recall Documents

RCRN-02V270-7313.PDF Renotification Notice

RCONL-02V270-3081.PDF Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCMN-02V270-9289.PDF Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCDNN-02V270-2937.PDF Defect and Noncompliance Notice(Part 573)

RCAK-02V270-1628.PDF Recall Acknowledgement

RCRIT-02V270-4380.PDF Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCQPR-02V270-7522.PDF Quarterly Performance Report

RCMR-02V270-2672.PDF Manufacturer Reply

RCRN-02V270-3722.PDF Renotification Notice

RCNOC-02V270-3114.pdf NHTSA Originated Correspondence
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Hi man;

I was reading this post and I found it very usefull.

I have the same problem but on a XB12R, I know that there was a camaign from NHTSA also for that model and the number is 05V148000.

Do you know where I can find more info, like a Buell letter like the ones you posted?

Thanks

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