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Harley Davidson Recall- Brake Failure

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susan_harr6 years ago

Harley Davidson has recalled about 308,000 motorcycles due to an issue with the rear brake light switch, which can cause brake light and brake function failure. The rear brake light switch may be exposed to excessive heat from the exhaust which can either cause the brake lights not to turn on, or cause them to turn on when the brakes are not being pressed. Heat from the exhaust can also cause brake fluid to leak at the break light switch, causing partial or complete brake failure. According to the recall notice, any of these conditions can increase the possibility of a motorcycle crash.

About the Motorcycle Recall

  • The recall involves model year 2009-2012 Touring, CVO Touring and Trike vehicles.
  • Recalled bikes were manufactured from June 6, 2008, through September 16, 2011.
  • The recall is scheduled to begin on or about October 31, 2011.
  • Dealers will replace the recalled brake light switch free of charge.

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