2019 Indian FTR 1200 Owner’s Manual


2019 Owner’s Manual

Indian® FTR 1200
Indian® FTR 1200 S


9928968 R02

Inside Cover Warnings & Information


Read, understand, and follow all of the instructions and safety precautions in this manual and on all product labels.

Failure to follow the safety precautions could result in serious injury or death


Operating, Servicing, and maintaining a passenger vehicle or off-road vehicle can expose you to chemicals including engine exhaust, carbon monoxide, phthalates, and lead, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle.

For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/passenger-vehicle.

Copyright Information

Copyright 2018 Indian Motorcycle International, LLC

All information contained within this publication is based on the latest product information available at the time of publication. Product improvements or other changes may result in differences between this manual and the motorcycle. Depictions and/or procedures in this publication are intended for reference use only.

No liability can be accepted for omissions or inaccuracies. Indian Motorcycle Company reserves the right to make changes at any time, without notice and without incurring obligation to make the same or similar changes to motorcycles previously built. Any reprinting or reuse of the depictions and/or procedures contained within, whether whole or in part, is expressly prohibited.


INDIAN®, INDIAN MOTORCYCLE® and FTR™ are trademarks of Indian Motorcycle Company.

Printed in U.S.A.

Printed in U.S.A.


Congratulations on your purchase of a new INDIAN motorcycle. You have joined an elite family of motorcycle riders who have acquired a celebrated piece of American history by choosing to own an INDIAN motorcycle.

Your new motorcycle is the end result of true dedication and craftsmanship by our engineering, design and assembly teams. It was designed and manufactured to meet our goal of providing you with a high quality motorcycle that you can ride trouble-free for many years to come. We hope you will take as much pride in riding your new motorcycle as our team did in building it for you.

We urge you to read this rider’s manual thoroughly. It contains information essential to safe riding and proper maintenance of your motorcycle.

Your authorized INDIAN MOTORCYCLE dealer knows your motorcycle best and should be consulted for service and assistance. Skilled technicians using advanced equipment and methods are best qualified to perform all major repairs and service your motorcycle may require.

INDIAN motorcycles comply with all federal, state and local safety and emission regulations for the area of intended sale.

Safety Symbols and Signal Words

The following signal words and symbols appear throughout this manual. Your safety and the safety of others is involved when these words and symbols are used. Become familiar with their meanings before reading the manual.


DANGER indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, WILL result in death or serious injury.


WARNING indicates a hazardous situation that, if not avoided, may result in death to the operator, bystanders or person(s) inspecting or servicing the vehicle.


SAFETY ALERT CAUTION indicates a potential hazard that may result in minor personal injury or damage to the vehicle.


CAUTION indicates special precautions that must be taken to avoid vehicle damage or property damage.


IMPORTANT provides key reminders during disassembly, assembly, and inspection of components.

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