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Motorcycle Recall - Buell

NHTSA Campaign ID:  09V347000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Buell Motorcycle Co.
Recall Date: 09/02/2009
Potential Number of Units Affected: 405
Defect Summary:
Buell is recalling model year 2009 XB12SS motorcycles. The front brake line may contact the front tire. This contact could cause a hole to develop in the front brake line, allowing brake fluid to leak.
Consequence Summary:
This condition might cause an ineffective front brake and lead to a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will inspect the front brake line and if undamaged, install a guide on the line. If the line is damaged, it will be replaced and re-routed. Either repair will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before September 21, 2009. Owners may contact Buell Distribution Company at 1-414-343-8400.

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