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An official recall notice has been issued for Indian 111c.i. and FTR 1200 motorcycles sold in Australia for the model year 2019.

The recall is for a defect in the 10 amp circuit breakers, which can cause the motorcycle to stop running, creating a risk in effected motorcycles.

Product description FTR 1200; Chief Dark Horse; Chief Vintage; Chieftain; Chieftain Classic; Chieftain Dark Horse; Chieftain Limited; Roadmaster; Roadmaster Elite; Springfield; Springfield Dark Horse

465 affected motorcycles, Dates available for sale – 1 February 2019 – 13 December 2019

A full list of effected VIN is available here (link).

What are the defects?

The motorcycles may have a defect in the 10 amp circuit breakers.

What are the hazards?

A defective circuit breaker may cause the engine to unexpectedly stop running, increasing the risk of an accident and/or injury.

What should consumers do?

Indian Motorcycle will notify consumers of the recall by mail. Consumers should contact their preferred Indian Motorcycle dealer to arrange for their motorcycle to be repaired, free of charge. Repairs must be performed only by an authorised Indian Motorcycle dealer.

If you have questions please contact Polaris Customer Service on 03 9394 5610 (Monday to Friday, 9am – 4.30pm, excluding Victorian public holidays).

Source: https://www.mcnews.com.au/recall-notice-indian-111-c-i-and-ftr-1200-motorcycles-my-19

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aupc
Took my bike to the Dealer and he replaced the part in 2minutes flat. Simple.
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Memphis1
Took mine in Monday for the recall and they did it while I waited. Only took about 10 minutes. Great service in Adelaide!
IMRG AU102333
FTR 1200S Race Replica 
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AusDarkHorse19
I was having this issue with the bike just stopping while riding and also surging while downshifting. 

When i called the boys at Melbourne Indian they were surprised and told me that my VIN wasn't one of the affected models .

I thought maybe it was me.... but....

It did it again and when I rang they just told me to bring it in and they did a couple changes as above and a gear indicator thingy and it now runs like a dream ..like it should

These guys rock... this is why i went indian.. service is 2nd to none
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V-Twin
I was having this issue with the bike just stopping while riding and also surging while downshifting
Hey @AusDarkHorse19

Would you be able to elaborate the throttle surging issue you have experienced?  
  • I am assuming you are running on factory tune?
  • Which performance modifications do you have?  Stock?  Stage 1 Pipes/Air Cleaner?  Stage 2 Cams?  Stage 3 Big Bore kit?
  • Where you blipping the throttle as you downshifted?
  • When you say 'surging while downshifting'... do you mean that the engine revved up while the clutch was disengaged (between shifting gears) OR the engine revved up once you were in the lower gear (meaning, the bike accelerated without the throttle input from you)?
  • How often did it surge?  Once, twice or more frequently 'per month'?
  • Any other info would be much appreciated.
I am glad your dealer was able to fix the issue for you.
Let's be kind to one another.
Melbourne, Victoria
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Numbat
Strangely enough this happened to me twice today. Both times I was able to immediately restart the bike whilst in motion - but it was disconcerting. My bikes vin is not on the recall list.  I immediately thought that the fob may have stopped pairing with the gizmo it pairs with (ha lack of technical knowledge obvious) - so when I got home I changed the battery in the fob. Then I read this am now not sure 🤔 
Brad - SoR, Perth WA

2018 Indian Chief Vintage (Willow Green & Ivory)
Stage 3 116 Big Bore Kit, Stage 1 Pipes, fishtails & air cleaner
Beach Bars
IMRG: AU102531
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V-Twin
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Numbat wrote:
I immediately thought that the fob may have stopped pairing with the gizmo it pairs with (ha lack of technical knowledge obvious)
It will not be the fob battery.  The bike communicates with the fob twice.  When you 1st press the power button and the fuel pump primes.  The 2nd check is when you put the bike in 1st gear the first time - the power button lights up for a second.  After that, bike does not check for the presence of your fob again until the bike is switched off and restarted.
Let's be kind to one another.
Melbourne, Victoria
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Numbat
Thanks V

Methinks a call to the dealer maybe in order
Brad - SoR, Perth WA

2018 Indian Chief Vintage (Willow Green & Ivory)
Stage 3 116 Big Bore Kit, Stage 1 Pipes, fishtails & air cleaner
Beach Bars
IMRG: AU102531
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Numbat
Did call the dealer and was told if it continues to bring it in and they would inspect.

been on two rides since including a three hour scoot just got back from and happy to report no more occurrences. Still will be keeping an eye on things
Brad - SoR, Perth WA

2018 Indian Chief Vintage (Willow Green & Ivory)
Stage 3 116 Big Bore Kit, Stage 1 Pipes, fishtails & air cleaner
Beach Bars
IMRG: AU102531
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AusDarkHorse19
V-Twin wrote:
Hey @AusDarkHorse19

Would you be able to elaborate the throttle surging issue you have experienced?  
  • I am assuming you are running on factory tune?
  • Which performance modifications do you have?  Stock?  Stage 1 Pipes/Air Cleaner?  Stage 2 Cams?  Stage 3 Big Bore kit?
  • Where you blipping the throttle as you downshifted?
  • When you say 'surging while downshifting'... do you mean that the engine revved up while the clutch was disengaged (between shifting gears) OR the engine revved up once you were in the lower gear (meaning, the bike accelerated without the throttle input from you)?
  • How often did it surge?  Once, twice or more frequently 'per month'?
  • Any other info would be much appreciated.
I am glad your dealer was able to fix the issue for you.



Sorry for the late reply..

Factory tune  stage 1 upgrade. No blipping  throttle. 

Surged whilst in 2nd or 3rd gear low revs going into a roundabout or turn/corner without any input from me. Did it a few times so I just added power and foot brake at same time to alleviate the issue.

Engine cutout was random.

All issues fixed at Melbourne Indian store and now the bike runs as it should.....gets my heart rate up every time i sit on her 



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