Harley-Davidson is Recalling 185,272 motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 24, 2015 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: JUL 06, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V427000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 185,272

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

HARLEY-DAVIDSON

Model

FLHP

FLHR

FLHRSE

FLHTCU

FLHTCUL

FLHTK

FLHTKL

FLHTKSE

FLHTP

FLHX

FLHXS

FLHXSE

FLTRUSE

FLTRX

FLTRZS

Model Year(s)

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014

2014 – 2015

2015

2014 – 2015

2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2014 – 2015

2015

2015

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

SUMMARY:
Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Road King (FLHR), Street Glide (FLHX), Street Glide Special (FLHXS), Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Road King (FLHP), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), CVO Ultra Limited (FLHTKSE), 2014 CVO Road King (FLHRSE), and 2015 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low (FLHTCUL), Ultra Limited Low (FLHTKL), Road Glide (FLTRX), Road Glide Special (FLTRXS), CVO Street Glide (FLHXSE), and CVO Road Glide Ultra (FLTRUSE) motorcycles. The affected motorcycles have saddlebag mounting receptacles that may not adequately secure the saddlebags to the motorcycle.

CONSEQUENCE:
If a saddlebag is not adequately secured, it may separate from the motorcycle while riding, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected saddlebag mounting receptacles with updated receptacles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 27, 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0166.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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