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bplinson
24th October 2007, 09:12
Make : BUELL
Model : ALL EXCEPT BLAST
Year : 2000
Manufacturer : BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 00V163000
Mfr's Report Date : JUN 12, 2000
Component: SUSPENSION:REAR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 6219

Summary:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE REAR SHOCK ABSORBER CAN BREAK, DRAGGING THE UNDERSIDE OF THE VEHICLE ON THE GROUND.

Consequence:
THIS COULD AFFECT THE HANDLING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SHOCK REINFORCEMENT PACKAGE (SRP) WHICH PROTECTS THE STRUCTUAL INTEGRITY OF THE SUSPENSION SYSTEM. A NEW SHOCK ABSORBER IS CURRENTLY BEING DEVELOPED. WHEN THE NEW SHOCK ABSORBER IS AVAILABLE, IF AN OWNER CHOSES, THEY CAN HAVE IT INSTALLED AT NO CHARGE THROUGH THE DEALER NETWORK.

Notes:
OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 26, 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 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).

Recall Documents

RCRIT-00V163-3797.pdf (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2000/V/RCRIT-00V163-3797.pdf) Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCONL-00V163-5241.pdf (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2000/V/RCONL-00V163-5241.pdf) Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCMN-00V163-2923.pdf (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2000/V/RCMN-00V163-2923.pdf) Manufacturer Notices(to Dealers,etc)

RCDNN-00V163-6812.pdf (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2000/V/RCDNN-00V163-6812.pdf) Defect and Noncompliance Notice(Part 573)

RCACK-00V163-8153.pdf (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2000/V/RCACK-00V163-8153.pdf) Recall Acknowledgement