Harley Davidson Recall Notice

Harley Davidson Motor Company issued the following recall notice on December 21, 2004: Make / Models /Year : HARLEY DAVIDSON / DYNA / 200...

Harley Davidson Motor Company issued the following recall notice on December 21, 2004:

Make / Models /Year:
HARLEY DAVIDSON / DYNA / 2005
HARLEY DAVIDSON / SOFTAIL / 2005
HARLEY DAVIDSON / SPORTSTER / 2005
HARLEY DAVIDSON / TOURING / 2005

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 04V607000

Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 9,501

Summary: CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH DEFECTIVE FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVES. THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE 'ON' POSITION AND THE 'RESERVE' POSITION OF THE VALVE MAY HAVE BEEN REVERSED.

Consequence: IF THE BIKE WERE OPERATING WITH THE VALVE IN THE 'ON' POSITION, THE BIKE COULD RUN OUT OF FUEL, THE EXPECTED FUEL RESERVE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE DRIVER RUNNING OUT OF GAS WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL VALVE AND REPLACE IT, IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HARLEY-DAVIDSON AT 1-414-342-4080.

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