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Motorcycle Recall - Harley-Davidson Recall

By Walter Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14V536000
Manufacturer:  Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Recall Date: 09/05/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1384
Defect Summary:
Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 and XG750 motorcycles manufactured June 11, 2014, to August 14, 2014. The fuel tank filler neck may be insufficiently flat, preventing the fuel cap from sealing properly.
Consequence Summary:
If the fuel cap doesn't properly seal, fuel may leak, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire.
Corrective Summary:
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycle and test to see if fuel can leak from under the fuel cap. Any motorcycle that leaks fuel from under the fuel cap will have its gas tanked replaced, free of charge. The recall began in late September 2014. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0161.

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