12/15/1997 – 1998 HARLEY DAVIDSON SOFTAIL – Service brakes, hydraulic

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 97V227000 
Vehicle/Equipment Make: HARLEY DAVIDSON 
Vehicle/Equipment Model: SOFTAIL 
Model year: 1998 
Mfg Campaign Number:  
Mfg Component Desc: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES 
Mfg Involved in Recall: HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing dates: 11-03-97 through 11-18-97 
Type of report: (V) Vehicle 
Potential # of Units Affected: 2,012 
Date Owner Notified by Mfg: 12-97-97 
Recall Initiated By: MFR 
Kind regards Responsible for Recall: HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY 
Report Received Date: 12-97-97 
Record Creation Date: 12-97-97 
Regulation Part Number:  
FMVSS number:  
Defect Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES. THE REAR BRAKE PEDAL ASSEMBLY MAY HAVE AN INADEQUATE WELD.  
Consequence summary: THIS CONDITION CAN ALLOW THE LEVER HUB TO SEPARATE FROM THE MASTER CYLINDER LEVER WHICH WOULD AFFECT REAR BRAKE PERFORMANCE. 
Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL PERFORM THE RECALL SERVICE ON THESE VEHICLES. 

 

 

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