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Offline Curtie223

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Major Harley Davidson Recall. (250,000 to be exact!!)
« on: October 24, 2011, 03:28:45 pm »
Hope this don't effect any of our members. but with that many being recalled I am sure it will. :(


Harley-Davidson has issued a massive recall for its 2009-2012 model years. The recall remedies possible rear brake issues for its Touring, CVO Touring and Trike lineups. More than 250,000 units in the U.S. market are potentially affected by the recall, which is issued by the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA).


An NHTSA recall affects more than 250,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles from The Moto Company's Touring, CVO Touring and Trike model lines. Excessive heat from the exhaust system is to blame for the recall. The heat could cause the rear brake light switch to malfunction. The NHTSA recall states: ?The excessive heat may cause the switch to not activate the brake lamp or activate the brake lamp when no brake is applied and/or cause a brake fluid leak at the brake light switch, affecting rear brake performance.?

Owners of the affected models will be contacted by Harley-Davidson. They will be entitled to free installation of a new brake light switch at dealers. The recall is expected to begin at the end of October. Riders can contact Harley-Davidson directly for more information at 1-414-343-4056.

Harley-Davidson Recall Models:
FLHP 2009-2012
FLHPE 2009-2011
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Re: Major Harley Davidson Recall. (250,000 to be exact!!)
« Reply #1 on: October 25, 2011, 05:25:39 pm »
That's what happens when you only use the rear brake :23
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Re: Major Harley Davidson Recall. (250,000 to be exact!!)
« Reply #2 on: October 26, 2011, 12:15:40 pm »
I had to run on only rear brake for a short time on the duke. :27 holy crap that wasn't fun. I don't see how some guys do that!!

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