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2014 Harley Recall
« on: December 10, 2013, 12:30:37 PM »
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Harley-Davidson is recalling many of its 2014 models for issues with their clutch systems. Issuing two recalls, the first one affects the FLHRSE, FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTKSE, FLHTP, FLHX, and FLHXS models, and centers around the clutch master cylinder possibly allowing air into the clutch system.

Harley-Davidson says that these motorcycles may also have been assembled with an incorrect clutch release plate. Either condition could cause the clutch not to disengage.

The second recall issued by Harley-Davidson involves the FLHTCUTG, FLSTNSE, and FXSBSE models, which also may have been assembled with an incorrect clutch release plate. This recall affects 2,886 units (Harley-Davidson’s recall number is 0154), while the first recall affects 19,597 units from Harley-Davidson (Harley-Davidson’s recall number is 0153).

Harley-Davidson says it has already notified affected owners, and that dealers will rebuild clutch master cylinders, and install proper clutch release plates, as necessary, free of charge. The recall has already started, but concerned owners may contact Harley-Davidson at 1-800-258-2464. As always, the NHTSA is also available at 1-888-327-4236 and safercar.gov.

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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2013, 12:57:24 PM »
They have the worst and most confusing model names in the industry. 

What does HD recommend if a clutch doesn’t disengage while you're riding? 


Should they lay  'em down?
« Last Edit: December 10, 2013, 01:18:08 PM by R Doug »
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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2013, 01:05:06 PM »
They have the worst and most confusing model names in the industry. 

I agree.  I'm familiar with some of the models' "street" names, but not the official alphabet soup model names.  :shrug:

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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2013, 06:34:53 PM »
guess the vrod is ok.
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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2013, 10:47:54 PM »
I tried to pronounce all the models they recalled but it sounded like I had a whooping cough.

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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2013, 04:29:37 AM »
If I buy a new Harley, will they recall it and give me a Moto Guzzi?
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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2013, 06:17:43 AM »
If I buy a new Harley, will they recall it and give me a Moto Guzzi?

Why would you want to overpay for a Guzzi?
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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2013, 06:52:41 AM »
guess the vrod is ok.

No  "F" in Vrod so I presume it's ok.

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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #8 on: December 11, 2013, 07:29:35 AM »
guess the vrod is ok.

Depends who you ask.
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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2013, 09:10:48 AM »
Why would you want to overpay for own a Guzzi?

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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #10 on: December 11, 2013, 09:11:10 AM »
They have the worst and most confusing model names in the industry. 

I agree.  I'm familiar with some of the models' "street" names, but not the official alphabet soup model names.  :shrug:

I tried to understand it once.  Nope.  Didn't happen.  I usually just try and use the model names rather then the designations.  Most people understand that.  Kawasaki was EX for parallel twins and ZX for I-4, and Honda used CB for I-4 and VF or RV for V-4, but then bailed on continuity and now call singles and twins CBR's.
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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #11 on: July 09, 2014, 04:41:25 PM »
Another one.
http://www.chron.com/business/article/Harley-Davidson-recalling-66-421-motorcycles-5609493.php

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DETROIT (AP) — Harley-Davidson is recalling 66,421 Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles from the 2014 model year because their front wheels can lock up without warning.
Motorcycles with anti-lock brakes built between July 1, 2013, and May 7, 2014, are included in the recall.
Harley-Davidson Inc. says the front brake line can get pinched between the fuel tank and the frame. That could cause front brake fluid pressure to increase, increasing the risk that the front wheel could lock up while riding.
The company knows of five crashes and two minor injuries related to the defect, which it discovered last fall through warranty claims.
Harley-Davidson will notify owners later this month. Dealers will replace the brake lines for free and attach straps to hold them in place.


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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #12 on: July 09, 2014, 05:36:38 PM »
So a failing clutch is not a 'no-ride' recall? Guess that is why they aren't offering $2500 for parking it or buying it back.
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Re: 2014 Harley Recall
« Reply #13 on: July 09, 2014, 06:06:54 PM »
I think the FatBoy was FLSTF (Falstaff)  :lol:
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