Buell Blast Recalls
There has been 1 recall on Blast vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2008-08-27 due to a problem with the tank assembly. Approximately 1335 vehicles were involved. Since 2004, Blast's have experienced approximately 2 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional Buell Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for Buell Blast
|2008-08-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2008-08-27)|
|Recall Summary:||BUELL IS RECALLING 1,307 MY 2007-2008 BLAST MOTORCYCLES. THE FUEL TANK MAY EXPERIENCE SOME LOCAL DEFORMATION UNDER HIGH-HEAT CONDITIONS THAT CREATES CONTACT OF THE TANK WITH THE CYLINDER HEAD. IN SOME OF THESE CASES, THE CYLINDER HEAD RUBBING ON THE FUEL TANK HAS CREATED A FUEL LEAK.|
|Hazard:||THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH OR FIRE, WHICH COULD CAUSE INJURY OR DEATH TO THE RIDER.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSTALL A BRACKET WHICH WILL PREVENT THE FUEL TANK FROM CONTACTING THE CYLINDER HEAD. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 11, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT BUELL AT 1-414-343-8400.|
|Additional Info:||BUELL RECALL NO. 0835.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.|
|2004-07-27||(Published by NHTSA on 2004-07-27)|
|Recall Summary:||ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, THE VALVE WHICH WAS DESIGNED TO ALLOW AIR TO REPLACE FUEL IN THE TANK DURING OPERATION COULD MALFUNCTION THEREBY STARVING THE ENGINE FOR FUEL.|
|Hazard:||THIS SITUATION COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO SHUT DOWN WITHOUT WARNING, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A CRASH, CAUSING THE POSSIBILITY OF DEATH OR INJURY.|
|Remedy:||BUELL WILL REPLACE THE VENT VALVE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT BUELL AT 414-343-8400.|
|Additional Info:||CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.