Harley-Davidson—Detachable Backrest Kits

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Product description

Harley Davidson Accessory items - Detachable Backrest Kits Part No. 52805-97 marketed to suit 1994 through 1996 FLHR and FLHT models; and Part No. 52933-97 marketed to suit 1997 through 1999 FLHR, FLHRC, FLHT, and FLTR models. Campaign 092.
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Not applicable

What are the defects?

The backrests could under certain conditions, inadvertently detach from their front mounts. This could cause the passenger to shift his/her position, possibly resulting in personal injury and/or impede the rider's ability to control the vehicle.

What should consumers do?

Contact your Harley Davidson Dealer immediately to arrange to have the necessary recall service carried out free of charge. The commencement of this recall is 1 April 2002.


Harley-Davidson Motor Company

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Responsible regulator

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

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