Original published date
make and model information
Indian Scout Motorcycles
What are the defects?
In some vehicles, the piston retaining ring located in the rear master cylinder may not fully seat into the machined groove in the master cylinder bore. Motorcycles assembled with an affected master cylinder may experience a loss of fluid pressure to the rear brake caliper resulting in rear brake failure.
What are the hazards?
If the defect occurs, this could cause the vehicle operator to lose control, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
What should consumers do?
Affected consumer will be notified by letter. Consumers can contact their nearest Indian Motorcycle dealer to arrange for rectification.
Who should owners/operators contact for more information?
Indian Motorcycle dealers
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts is the responsible regulator for this recall.