Recall - Big Dog Motorcycles

Big Dog issued a recall notice on Dec 11, 2007 on most of its models regarding bolt failures on the rear fender strut. Below is the actual ...

Big Dog issued a recall notice on Dec 11, 2007 on most of its models regarding bolt failures on the rear fender strut. Below is the actual recall notice...

Make / Models / Build Years:
BIG DOG / BULLDOG / 2005 2007
BIG DOG / CHOPPER / 2005-2007
BIG DOG / K-9 / 2006-2008
BIG DOG / MASTIFF / 2005-2008
BIG DOG / MUTT / 2008

Manufacturer : BIG DOG MOTORCYCLES, LLC

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V580000

Mfr's Report Date : DEC 11, 2007

Component: STRUCTURE:BODY

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 8,061

Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE REAR FENDER STRUT ATTACHING BOLTS CAN FAIL ALLOWING THE REAR FENDER TO DETACH FROM THE MOTORCYCLE.

Consequence: THIS COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING AND COULD RESULT IN AN INJURY OR A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL REMOVE EXISTING STRUT BOLTS AND REPLACE WITH HIGHER TENSILE STRENGTH ATTACHING BOLTS AND UPDATED WASHERS. HIGHER TORQUE VALUES WILL BE OBSERVED WHEN INSTALLING THE REPLACEMENT FASTENERS. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT JANUARY 9, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BIG DOG AT 316-267-9121.

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