Big Dog Motorcycle Recall - Voltage Regulator

Earlier this month (Aug 6), Big Dog Motorcycles issued a recall for all models of its motorcycles built between 2005-2006 (see specific deta...

Earlier this month (Aug 6), Big Dog Motorcycles issued a recall for all models of its motorcycles built between 2005-2006 (see specific details below).

Here's the actual recall notice...

Make / Models / Build Years:
BIG DOG / BULLDOG (2005)
BIG DOG / CHOPPER (2006)
BIG DOG / DT CHOPPER (2005)
BIG DOG / K-9 (2006)
BIG DOG / MASTIFF (2005-2006)
BIG DOG / N-CHOPPER (2005)
BIG DOG / PITBULL (2005-2006)
BIG DOG / RIDGEBACK (2005-2006)

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V356000

Mfr's Report Date : AUG 06, 2007

Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: ALTERNATOR, GENERATOR, REGULATOR

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 7611

Summary:
ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, A WARPED BUS BAR WITHIN THE VOLTAGE REGULATOR CAN CAUSE A SHORT CIRCUIT.

Consequence:
THIS COULD POSSIBLY RESULT IN A FIRE.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE VOLTAGE REGULATORS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT OCTOBER 1, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BIG DOG AT 1-316-219-9129 OR EMAIL TO CUSTOMER.SERVICE@BIGDOGMOTORCYCLES.COM.

Notes:
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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