PhotoIndian Motorcycles Company is recalling 2,096 model year 2017-2018 Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Cheiftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles.

The motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market, not US-market, halogen headlight assembly.

As such, they fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

The light output from the incorrect headlight can affect the motorcycle's visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Indian will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycle and replace any incorrect headlight assembly, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin in November 2017.

Owners may contact Indian customer service at 1-877-204-3697. Indian's number for this recall is I-17-03.


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