Harley-Davidson recalling more than 308,000 motorcycles

DETROIT (AP) - Harley-Davidson is recalling about 308,000
motorcycles to fix a switch problem that can cause failure of the
brake lights and possibly even the rear brakes themselves.
The company says in government documents that brake light
switches can be exposed to too much heat from the exhaust system.
The brake lights can fail, and the problem also can cause fluid
leaks and the loss of rear brakes.
The problem affects Touring, CVO Touring and Trike vehicles from
the 2009 through 2012 model years.
Harley says it will notify owners of the recall. Dealers will
install a rear brake light switch kit free of charge.
The recall affects about 251,000 motorcycles in the U.S. alone.
The company says it's aware of only one crash from the problem.
It was unclear if anyone was hurt.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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  • by Anonymous on Jan 4, 2012 at 05:07 AM
    They should recall them all considering their break down record.
  • by Anonymous on Oct 25, 2011 at 05:33 AM
    Junk for how many years now?
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      by jones on Oct 25, 2011 at 08:23 AM in reply to
      Funny they sell more than anyone else. And how many recalls do the others have, more then just this one I am sure.


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