Harley-Davidson recalls bikes over ABS trouble

Last updated 07:16 11/07/2014

Relevant offers

Bikes

Ural Sahara: Third wheel will get you noticed Superlight sportsbikes and affordable ADVs star at Milan show Still plenty of life left in Honda's CBR600RR Northwestern cycleway celebrated British motorbike racer Guy Martin says Keep Burt Munro Challenge as it is Slippery conditions lead to crashes in motorcycle race Life in the fast lane: motorcycling has gone all gentrified Kaleb Adris Frost faces the court after a beach crash, assault and theft Classic Motorcycle Mecca 'dream project' a feather in Invercargill's cap Up in the air with feet on the ground

Harley-Davidson's US arm 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 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 northern autumn 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.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content