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Motorcycle Recall - Harley-Davidson Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14V750000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Recall Date: 11/24/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,560
Defect Summary:
Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 Tri-Glide FLHTCUTG motorcycles manufactured July 14, 2014, to October 15, 2014. The affected motorcycles have a rear brake master cylinder assembled with an incorrect piston. This piston may not provide the proper support and may allow a tear in the primary cup.
Consequence Summary:
If the primary cup develops a tear it will decrease the brake performance, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective Summary:
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear master cylinder, free of charge. The recall began December 16, 2014. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 414-343-4056. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0162.

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