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Froggy
Posted on Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 12:10 am:   Edit Post Delete Post View Post/Check IP Print Post    Move Post (Custodian/Admin Only)

Hey guys, I am adding a bit to the New Uly Owner section for all the various recalls. If there is anything missing, or if you have anything to contribute including pictures or documentation, feel free to post or PM me. : )

The following data from the NHTSA


quote:

Make: BUELL Model: XB12X
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer: BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO. Mfr's Report Date: JUL 07, 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06E061000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
Potential Number of Units Affected: 303
Summary:
CERTAIN AFTERMARKET TALL WINDSCREENS SOLD EXCLUSIVELY FOR USE ON 2006 MY BUELL ULYSSES MODEL MOTORCYCLES, P/N 58214-06YA. THE RETENTION FASTENERS FOR THE SUBJECT WINDSCREENS CAN FAIL ALLOWING THE WINDSCREEN TO BECOME DISLODGED WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS.
Consequence:
THE WINDSCREEN MAY EITHER STRIKE OR DISTRACT THE RIDER, POSSIBLY CAUSING DEATH OR INJURY.
Remedy:
BUELL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE WINDSCREEN FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 21, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUELL DISTRIBUTION COMPANY LLC AT 1-414-343-8400.
Notes:
CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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Make: BUELL Model: XB12X
Model Year: 2006
Manufacturer: BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO. Mfr's Report Date: JUL 07, 2006
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 06V245000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STRUCTURE:MOTORCYCLE KICKSTAND/CENTER STAND
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1021
Summary:
CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH TWO ISSUES THAT COULD COMPROMISE THE SIDESTAND'S PERFORMANCE. EITHER THE PIVOT BOLT FOR THE SIDESTAND LEG OR THE MOUNTING BRACKET BOLTS COULD BREAK, POSSIBLY WITHOUT NOTICE.
Consequence:
IF EITHER OF THESE FAILURES OCCURS, THE MOTORCYCLE COULD FALL, POSSIBLY CAUSING DEATH OR INJURY.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SIDESTAND ASSEMBLY AND FASTENERS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-342-4680.
Notes:
BUELL RECALL NO. 0832. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

Check to Request Research. Submit below.






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Make: BUELL Model: XB12X
Model Year: 2006-2007
Manufacturer: BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO. Mfr's Report Date: JAN 24, 2007
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 07V026000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE: DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2044
Summary:
CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES MAY HAVE A VIBRATION AT THE MOUNTING LOCATION OF THE BANK ANGLE SENSOR WHICH, IF COMBINED WITH THE MISROUTING OF VARIOUS WIRES THAT IMPINGE ON THE SENSOR OR ITS PIGTAIL, CAN COMPROMISE THE ISOLATION OF THE BANK ANGLE SENSOR.
Consequence:
THIS MAY CREATE A FALSE 'TIP' SIGNAL AND CAUSE THE ENGINE TO QUIT RUNNING WHILE BEING DRIVEN, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL MOVE THE BANK ANGLE SENSOR FROM THE ORIGINAL LOCATION ON THE BATTERY TRAY TO A LOCATION ON THE SEAT LATCH. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 5, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-343-8400.
Notes:
BUELL RECALL NO. 0839. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION┐S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.





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Make: BUELL Model: XB12XT and XB12XP
Model Year: 2008-2009
Manufacturer: BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO. Mfr's Report Date: OCT 13, 2000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 08V538000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
Potential Number of Units Affected: 624
Summary:
BUELL IS RECALLING 624 MY 2008-2009 XB12XT AND MY 2009 XB12XP MOTORCYCLES. THE WINDSHIELDS MAY BECOME DISLODGED AND ALLOW THE WINDSHIELD TO EITHER STRIKE OR DISTRACT THE RIDER WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING RIDDEN AT A HIGH SPEED.
Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH, WHICH COULD CAUSE INJURY OR DEATH TO THE RIDER.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE WINDSHIELD'S TWO RUBBER MOUNTED NUTS AND INSTALL TWO NEW FASTENER ASSEMBLIES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 20, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-342-4080.
Notes:
BUELL RECALL NO. 0837. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.





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Make: BUELL Model: XB12X and XB12XT
Model Year: 2010
Manufacturer: BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO. Mfr's Report Date: NOV 25, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V465000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 23
Summary:
BUELL IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 XB12X AND XB12XT MOTORCYCLES MANUFACTURED AUGUST 20 - SEPTEMBER 30, 2009. THE RIGHT HAND SIDE FOOTPEG MOUNT MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED TO INCORRECT SPECIFICATIONS.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION COULD ALLOW THE FOOTPEG TO MOVE SIGNIFICANTLY OUT OF POSITION, WHICH COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE RESULTING IN INJURY OR DEATH OF THE RIDER.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE FOOTPEG MOUNT WITH A NEW FOOTPEG MOUNT THAT WAS MANUFACTURED TO THE CORRECT SPECIFICATIONS. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 14, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUELL DISTRIBUTION COMPANY AT 1-414-343-8400.
Notes:
BUELL RECALL NO. 0840. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


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