WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 25, 2019 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Excessive brake drag can increase the risk of crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V927000
Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 12,871
|HARLEY-DAVIDSON||XG500||2016 – 2019|
|HARLEY-DAVIDSON||XG750||2016 – 2019|
|HARLEY-DAVIDSON||XG750A||2017 – 2019|
Summary: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain 2016-2019 Street 500 (XG500), Street 750 (XG750), and 2017-2019 Street 750A (XG750A) motorcycles. The brake calipers may corrode internally after exposure to certain driving environments such as coastal regions or road salt, resulting in increased brake drag.
Remedy: Harley-Davidson has notified owners, and dealers will install new front and rear brake calipers, free of charge. An interim letter was mailed to owners on January 15, 2019 to notify them of the issue. Owners will receive a second notification when parts are available. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0174.
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.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration