Harley-Davidson Recall of certain LiveWire (ELW) motorcycles

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 20, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

Harley-Davidson Recall: Unexpected Loss of Propulsion

An unexpected loss of propulsion without the ability to restart may increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V624000

Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,012

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HARLEY-DAVIDSON LIVEWIRE (ELW) 2020

Summary: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain 2020 LiveWire (ELW) motorcycles. The electric vehicle powertrain may unexpectedly shut down and not restart, due to a software issue in the Onboard Charging (OBC) system.

Remedy: Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will update the OBC software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 19, 2020. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0176.

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

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