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Motorcycle Recall - Harley-Davidson

NHTSA Campaign ID:  11V037000
Component:  Engine and Engine Cooling: Engine
Manufacturer:  Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Recall Date: 01/28/2011
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6964
Defect Summary:
Harley-Davidson is recalling certain model year 2011 Softail motorcycles manufactured from June 7, 2010, through October 8, 2010, which have had a security system kit installed as an accessory. The Body Control Modules (BCM) involved are part numbers 69991-11 and 69993-11. The BCM has a case that may not have been properly sealed during production. An improper seal may allow water intrusion into the BCM which may cause engine stall.
Consequence Summary:
An engine stall while in traffic can result in a crash, which could lead to injury or death to the rider.
Corrective Summary:
Harley-Davidson will notify owners and dealers will replace the BCM free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on or about February 21, 2011. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson at 1-414-343-4056.

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