Harley-Davidson issues a recall notice, NHTSA Campaign ID Number 11V506000NHTSA, earlier in the week. The component in question is the brake light switch.
Harley-Davidson Brake Light Recall Effects Thousands
October 22, 2011 by mac
According to the recall report excessive heat from the exhaust may cause the switch to not activate the brake lamp or activate the brake lamp when no brake is applied and/or cause a brake fluid leak at the brake light switch. H-D is recalling certain model year 2009 – 2012 Touring, CVO Touring and Trike motorcycles manufactured from June 6, 2008 – September 16, 2011.
The list of affected models is significant and the potential number of units is over 250,000. H-D will notify owners and dealers will install a rear brake light switch kit free of charge. The recall is expected begin on or about October 31, 2011. Owners may contact H-D at (414)343-4056 or go to NHTSA for more information.
Photo courtesy of H-D.