Harley recalls 10.5k Street 500 and 750 models

Report Receipt Date: JUL 29, 2015

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V474000

Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 10,580

Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

SUMMARY:

Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 motorcycles manufactured January 20, 2014, to June 24, 2015, and XG750 motorcycles manufactured May 12, 2014, to June 24, 2015. The fuel pump modules on these motorcycles have a poor seal at the fuel pump inlet.

CONSEQUENCE:

If there is a poor seal at the fuel pump inlet it can cause interruption to the fuel supply, possibly causing a brief hesitation with the abrupt restoration of power. This abrupt restoration of power can lead to loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.



REMEDY:

Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install a new fuel pump assembly, free of charge. The recall began on August 21, 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-414-343-4056. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0167.

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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