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Motorcycle Recall - Harley-Davidson

NHTSA Campaign ID:  09V211000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Recall Date: 05/27/2009
Potential Number of Units Affected: 11005
Defect Summary:
Harley-Davidson is recalling 11,005 FLSTSB, FXSTSSE2, and FXSTSSE3 model year 2008 and 2009 motorcycles. The acorn stud at the brake reaction link may fall out during use.
Consequence Summary:
If this occurs, the front brake and fender assembly would no longer be adequately retained. This condition could lead to a crash and potential injury to or death of the rider.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the existing acorn stud with a new acorn stud and retaining clip. The recall is expected to begin during June 2009. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson at 1-414-343-4056.

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