Injured? Dial #WIN or #946 from your cellphone for your free consultation or call 1-800-LAW-NEED.
Call Us 24/7
( 1-800-529-6333 )
Click to Call 24/7

NHTSA Recalls 2017 to 2019 Indian Scouts, Scout Sixty and Bobber Scouts Motorcycles

April 07, 2019

According to an online report at, the National Highway Transportation and Safety Administration (NHTSA) is recalling 2017 to 2019 Indian Scouts, Scout Sixty and Bobber Scouts motorcycles due to anti-lock brake systems that are not filled with the proper fluids to the correct standard.*

Due to the defect, there is the potential for air to remain in the anti-lock brake system after manufacture, which could cause degradation of the performance of the brake after a certain period of time. The NHSTA notes that up to two thousand and seventy two motorcycles may be affected by the recall.

The following are the models of the vehicles that are subject to the recall:

  • 2017-2019 Indian Scout Sixty
  • 2017-2019 Indian Scout
  • 2017-2019 Indian Scout Bobber

In the event that you own one of the above referenced motorcycles, and if they contain anti-lock brakes, your vehicle may be subject to the recall.  According to, “t]he issue may manifest itself in a brake lever or brake pedal that starts feeling soft and spongy. Polaris, Indian's parent company, says that if this is present, the bike should not be operated until the break system has undergone the required repairs.”

Brakes that work are essential to any vehicle on the road.  That is why it is essential that you do not ride your motorcycle if it was manufactured during the above referenced years until you have been given the green light by the dealer.  If you do not know whether your motorcycle is subject to the recall, call the dealer and ask them to evaluate it before riding.  If it is affected by the recall, the dealer will carry out the requisite maintenance and repair of the vehicle.

Put Our Law Firm's Over 38 Years Of Legal Experience To Work For Your Case!

If you have been contracted mesothelioma from asbestos, call Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law for your free consultation today. Montlick & Associates, Attorneys at Law has been representing those who suffer serious injuries for over 38 years.

No matter where you are located our attorneys are just a phone call away, and we will even come to you. Call us 24 hours day/7 days a week for your Free Consultation at 1-800-LAW-NEED (1-800-529-6333). You can also visit us online at and use our Free Case Evaluation Form or 24-hour live chat.


Category: Auto Accidents

Please Note:
Many of our blog articles discuss the law. All information provided about the law is very general in nature and should not be relied upon as legal advice. Every situation is different, and should be analyzed by a lawyer who can provide individualized advice based on the facts involved in your unique situation, and a consideration of all of the nuances of the statutes and case law that apply at the time.