Harley-Davidson Motor Co—Harley-Davidson Touring and Softail Motorcycles MY 2016

Identifying features

#0169Models FLHTCU, FLHTCU TC, FLHTCUL, FLHTCUL TC, FLHTK, FLHTKL, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLTRX, FLTRXS, FLTRU, FLHXSE, FLSS, FLSTFBS, FXSE The population of 846 affected motorcycles was built between 17 July 2015 and 22 June 2016 in the US and between 17 September 2015 and 3 August 2016 outside the US.

What are the defects?

The hydraulic clutch system with black master cylinder on certain MY 2016 Touring and Softail motorcycles may exhibit a condition in which it may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch after being parked for an extended period.

What are the hazards?

If the condition goes undetected it could lead to a loss of control of the vehicle when started in gear or first shifted into gear. This could result in a traffic hazard that could injure the rider or bystanders.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should take affected motorcycles to their nearest Harley-Davidson trader for inspection and repair.
Consumers who are unsure if their motorcycle may be affected can check their VIN on the following website: www.harley-davidson.com/content/h-d/en_US/home/owners/maintain-your-bike...

Supplier
Harley-Davidson Motor Co
Traders who sold this product

Harley-Davidson traders nationally

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
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