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Motorcycle Equipment Recall - Harley-Davidson Detachable Saddlebags

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  18E010000
Component:  Equipment
Manufacturer:  Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Recall Date: 2/28/2018
Potential Number of Units Affected: 895
Defect Summary:
Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain Detachable Saddlebags, part numbers 90201561, 90201645, 90501552, 90201644, 90201555, and 90201513. The saddlebag latching arm, part number 90200481, may disengage, allowing the saddlebag to separate from the motorcycle while riding.
Consequence Summary:
If the saddlebag separates from the motorcycle while riding, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install a kit onto the affected saddlebags that prevents the arm from unlatching inadvertently, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2018. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0172.

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