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2003 BIG DOG CHOPPER Recall - Campaign #03V230000

 
Auto Recalls For Consumers

2003 BIG DOG CHOPPER MOTORCYCLE RECALL - #03V230000

RECALL FOR FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE : STORAGE : TANK ASSEMBLY : MOUNTING

ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE FUEL TANK MOUNT MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY WELDED. THIS CAN CAUSE THE TANK TO FAIL WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF FUEL SPILLAGE.

Information provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Motorcycle 2003 BIG DOG CHOPPER
Manufacturer BIG DOG MOTORCYCLES, LLC
Manufactured between 9/24/2002 - 6/13/2003
Recalled on 6/23/2003
Influenced by BIG DOG MOTORCYCLES, LLC
Owners Notified on 7/31/2003
# Affected 845
Recalled for FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Description ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE FUEL TANK MOUNT MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY WELDED. THIS CAN CAUSE THE TANK TO FAIL WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF FUEL SPILLAGE.
Consequences FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Corrective action DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FUEL TANK AND SHIP IT TO BIG DOG FOR REPAIR. BIG DOG WILL RE-WELD THE MOUNT, REPAIR THE PAINT, AND RETURN IT BACK TO THE DEALER FOR RE-INSTALLATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON JULY 31, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BIG DOG AT 1-316-219-6584.
Notes CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
See also 2003 BIG DOG CHOPPER Recall for STRUCTURE, FRAME AND MEMBERS

2003 BIG DOG CHOPPER Recall for STRUCTURE, MOTORCYCLE KICKSTAND/CENTER STAND
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