WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 12, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
A loss of both headlight beams can reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V225000
Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 31,346
|HARLEY-DAVIDSON||XL1200CX||2019 – 2020|
|HARLEY-DAVIDSON||XL1200NS||2019 – 2021|
|HARLEY-DAVIDSON||XL1200X||2019 – 2021|
|HARLEY-DAVIDSON||XL883N||2019 – 2021|
Summary: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Sportster (XL) motorcycles and 796 headlight assemblies that may have been sold as replacement parts for 2005-2019 Sportster, 2005-2017 Softail, 2005-2017 Dyna, and 2005-2011 V-Rod motorcycles. The glass bulb within the headlight assembly may fail, causing a loss of both high and low beams.
Remedy: Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install a headlamp bulb shield, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 12, 2021. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0177.
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