1999 BUELL X1 LIGHTNING Recall - Recall ID 39705

1999 BUELL X1 LIGHTNING Recall

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NHTSA Campaign Number: 03V427000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: BUELL 
Vehicle/Eqipment Model: X1 LIGHTNING 
Model Year: 1999 
Mfg Campaign Number: 0827 
Mfg Component Desc: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES 
Mfg Involved in Recall: BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO. 
Manufacture Dates: 06-15-99 
Type of Report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 2,830 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 11-20-03 
Recall Initiated By: ODI 
Mfg Responsible for Recall: BUELL MOTORCYCLE CO. 
Report Recieved Date: 10-30-03 
Record Creation Date: 10-31-03 
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Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED EXCLUSIVELY WITH A FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM, THE IDLE CONTROL CABLE CAN BECOME DISLODGED FROM THE FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM CABLE GUIDE DUE TO IMPROPER ADJUSTMENT OF THE THROTTLE CONTROL SYSTEM. 
Consequence Summary: SHOULD THIS OCCUR, THE THROTTLE MAY NOT RETURN TO THE IDLE POSITION WHEN THE OPERATOR'S HAND IS REMOVED FROM THE TWIST GRIP, INCREASING THE RISK OF LOSS OF CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A THROTTLE CABLE CLAMP, WHICH SERVES TO ENSURE RETENTION OF THE THROTTLE CONTROL CABLES IN THE CABLE GUIDE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING NOVEMBER OR DECEMBER 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-343-8400. 
Notes: BUELL RECALL NO. 0827.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236). 
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1999 BUELL X1 LIGHTNING Recall - Recall ID 39705 for BUELL X1 LIGHTNING VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

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