Before You Put the Harley Away for Winter; There’s Been a Recall
Before you put your Harley Davidson away for the winter, there is a recall you should know about.
The Milwaukee, Wisconsin based company is recalling around 178,000 motorcycles across the nation due to the fact they can apparently can get stuck in gear due to a clutch problem. The company stated that it has indeed received reports of five crashes.
A report from WCVB says the clutches can leak fuel internally, so the clutch does not have enough lift to disengage the bikes from gears. the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), says that issue can cause riders to lose control and in turn increase the risk of a crash.
The models affected by the recall are as follow: 2017 and 2018 Police Road King, Road King, Road King Special, Electra Glide Ultra Classic, Ultra Limited, Ultra Limited Low, Ultra Limited Shrine, Police Electra Glide, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide Ultra, Road Glide, Road Glide Special, Freewheeler, Tri Glide Ultra, CVO Limited, and the CVO Street Glide, 2017 Softail Slim S, Fat Boy S, CVO Pro Street Breakout, and the 2018 115th Anniversary Ultra Limited, 115th Anniversary Street Glide, 115th Anniversary Street Glide Special, 115th Anniversary Tri Glide Ultra, 115th Anniversary CVO Limited and CVO Road Glide.
The article states dealers will install a new secondary clutch actuator piston assembly at no cost to owners.