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Victory Motorcycles Recall- Backrest Failure

susan_harr5 years ago

Polaris Industries Inc. has recalled certain Victory motorcycles because of safety issues regarding the passenger backrest. According to the recall notice, the backrest can separate from the motorcycle while it is in use, posing a fall risk to passengers. The company received two confirmed reports of injuries to passengers as a direct result of this defect.

Affected Models:

  • 2006-2011 Victory Kingpin Touring, double backrest seat (part number 2876641-01)
  • 2004-2011 Victory Jackpot Touring with backrest seat (part number 2875961-01)
  • Manufactured from January 1, 2004- May 1, 2011

About the Recall

According to, affected seats were “produced with a stress riser in the bend area of the support which may weaken and separate due to metal fatigue or overloading.” Victory will notify dealers and owners and replace the part for free. The recall is scheduled to begin at the end of August.

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