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Recalls - 1990 HARLEY-DAVIDSON FL

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Recall Number

92V173000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE FUEL INLET NEEDLE DOES NOT SEAL PROPERLY AGAINST THE FUEL INLET SEAT.

Defect Consequence

THE FUEL OVERFLOW SYSTEM ALLOWS FUEL TO LEAK ONTO THEGROUND, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A FIRE IF EXPOSED TO A SOURCE OF IGNITION.

Defect Corrective Action

REPLACE THE FUEL INLET NEEDLE.

Notes

SYSTEM: FUEL.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY MOTORCYCLE.


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Recall Number

92V125000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLES INSTALLED AS PART OF HARLEY- DAVIDSON'S PREVIOUS RECALL 077 (NHTSA RECALL 92V011000) CAN FAIL IN SERVICE.

Defect Consequence

FAILURE OF THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE RESULTS IN LOSS OFELECTRICAL SYSTEM FUNCTIONS OF IGNITION, LIGHTS, AND ACCESSORIES.

Defect Corrective Action

INSTALL NEW REPLACEMENT BATTERY CABLES.

Notes

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: CABLES.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LARGE MOTORCYCLES, SOFTAIL MODEL.NOTE: THIS RECALL ONLY EFFECTS THE 3,826 MOTORCYCLES PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED INHARLEY-DAVIDSON RECALL 077 (NHTSA RECALL 92V011000).


Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Recall Number

92V011000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CAN CHAFE BECAUSE OF ITS PROXIMITY TO THE OIL TANK, CAUSING A SHORT CIRCUIT IF THE CABLE SHOULD GROUND.

Defect Consequence

THE HEAT FROM A SHORT CIRCUIT COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLEFIRE.

Defect Corrective Action

REPLACE THE POSTIVE BATTERY CABLE.

Notes

SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY MOTORCYCLE; SOFTAIL MODEL.


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