Headlight issue sees Indian Motorcycles recalled

Small number of Indian motorcycles affected

indian chief

A recall of some Indian Motorcycles sold in Australia has been initiated after it was found they were fitted with a headlight not matching Australian Design Rules (ADR) requirements.

The recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and affects the following Indian models:

  • Indian Chief
  • Chief Classic
  • Chief Dark Horse
  • Chief Vintage
  • Springfield
  • Springfield Dark Horse
  • Chieftain
  • Chieftain Classic
  • Chieftain Dark Horse
  • Chieftain Limited
  • Chieftain Elite

The recall notice advices that some motorcycles equipped with halogen headlights may have been assembled using a non-compliant headlight not matching ADR requirements.

What are the hazards?

These models may be equipped with an SAE (North America specification) headlight, which is considered non-compliant per ECE standards.

What should affected owners do?

Owners are advised to contact their Authorised Indian Dealer to arrange an inspection of the affected bike.

If the bike has been incorrectly assembled with an SAE headlight, the dealer will replace the lamp with the correct ECE compliant (ADR approved) unit.

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Further info is also available from Indian Dealers, the Indian Motorcycles website, or by phone on 1300 721 360.

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