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MMA Safety Alert: Polaris recalls certain 2013-2015 Victory motorcycles for fuel pump problems

Doc D'Errico  | Published on Sunday, January 11, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MMA Safety Alert: Polaris recalls certain 2013-2015 Victory motorcycles for fuel pump problems


The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association would like to alert all riders who own Victory motorcycles, that Polaris Industries has issued a recall to correct an issue with the fuel pumps.  The fuel pumps may have been incorrectly crimped during manufacturing which may result in the fuel pump seizing.  If the fuel pump seizes, the motorcycle will stall, increasing the risk of a crash 

 

The recall is expected to begin on January 19, 2015, and affects the following models:

VICTORY / CROSS COUNTRY

2013-2014

VICTORY / CROSS COUNTRY EIGHT BALL

2014

VICTORY / CROSS ROADS

2013-2014

VICTORY / CROSS ROADS EIGHT BALL

2014

VICTORY / GUNNER

2015

VICTORY / HAMMER EIGHT BALL

2013-2014

VICTORY / HARDBALL

2013

VICTORY / HIGH BALL

2013-2014

VICTORY / JACKPOT

2013-2014

VICTORY / NESS CROSS COUNTRY

2014

VICTORY / VEGAS EIGHT BALL

2013-2014


The Massachusetts Motorcycle Association takes this warning very seriously and encourages all owners to contact their Victory service provider as soon as possible. Owners may contact Victory Consumer Service at 877.737.7172 and reference recall number V-15-01 A/B.

 

For more information, see the recall notice below, http://www.MassMotorcycle.org, or contact SafetyDirector@MassMotorcycle.org

 

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Vehicle Make / Model:

 

Model Year(s):

VICTORY / CROSS COUNTRY

 

2013-2014

VICTORY / CROSS COUNTRY EIGHT BALL

 

2014

VICTORY / CROSS ROADS

 

2013-2014

VICTORY / CROSS ROADS EIGHT BALL

 

2014

VICTORY / GUNNER

 

2015

VICTORY / HAMMER EIGHT BALL

 

2013-2014

VICTORY / HARDBALL

 

2013

VICTORY / HIGH BALL

 

2013-2014

VICTORY / JACKPOT

 

2013-2014

VICTORY / NESS CROSS COUNTRY

 

2014

VICTORY / VEGAS EIGHT BALL

 

2013-2014

Manufacturer:Polaris Industries, Inc.

Report Receipt Date:JAN 07, 2015

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:15V002000

NHTSA Action Number:N/A

Component:FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Potential Number of Units Affected:2,342

Summary:
Description: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Victory Cross Country, Cross Roads, Hammer Eight Ball, High Ball, Jackpot, Vegas Eight Ball, 2014 Victory Cross Country Eight Ball, Cross Roads Eight Ball, Ness Cross Country, 2015 Victory Gunner, and 2013 Victory Hardball motorcycles. The fuel pump in the affected motorcycles may have been incorrectly crimped during manufacturing, which may result in the fuel pump seizing.

Consequence:
Description: If the fuel pump seizes, the motorcycle will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy:
Description: Victory will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 19, 2015. Owners may contact Victory consumer service at 1-877-737-7172. Polaris' number for this recall is V-15-01 A/B.

Notes:
Description: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.