Victory Recalls Ness Kingpin and Ness Vegas

Polaris Industries, Inc. announced a recall on its Victory Ness Kingpin and Ness Vegas motorcycles: Make / Models / Years : VICTORY /...

Polaris Industries, Inc. announced a recall on its Victory Ness Kingpin and Ness Vegas motorcycles:

Make / Models / Years:
VICTORY / NESS KINGPIN / 2005
VICTORY / NESS VEGAS / 2004-2005

Manufacturer : POLARIS INDUSTRIES, INC.

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V095000

Recall Date : MAR 10, 2005

Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 774

Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE THROTTLE TWIST GRIP MAY NOT RETURN TO THE FULLY CLOSED POSITION DUE TO METAL TO METAL CONTACT OR DEBRIS BETWEEN THE THROTTLE TWIST GRIP AND THE HANDLEBAR.

Consequence: RESTRICTED THROTTLE MOVEMENT COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL DISASSEMBLE THE THROTTLE MECHANISM, CLEAN THE TWIST GRIP ASSEMBLY AND HANDLEBAR, LUBRICATE MOVING PARTS AND REASSEMBLE. ANY WORN OR DAMAGED PARTS WILL BE REPLACED. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON MARCH 28, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT VICTORY AT 1-763-417-8650.

Notes: POLARIS/VICTORY RECALL NO. V-05-01. CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

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