Get in touch with our Gateway Harley-Davidson location in St. Louis, Missouri when you need the latest recall bike information for your new Harley-Davidson bike. We know how important it is to stay safe on the road, so we want to ensure you have the updates you need to ride.
What Happens When Your Motorcycle Needs A Recall?
When a recall occurs, your manufacturer decides if your design has a defect, or NHTSA orders a replacement due to federal safety standards. If either scenario happens, Harley-Davidson will inform you of the recall. We will provide free service solutions for you and your bike.
Our Duties & NHTSA
You can count on Gateway Harley-Davidson to keep you updated on any Harley-Davidson recalls issued by the NHTSA. You can expect those reports to contain the following information:
- Safety-related issues or noncompliance with federal motor vehicle safety requirements
- A detailed bike and equipment population
- Detailed remedies
- A cost-free solution
Either way, you can expect the service professionals at Gateway Harley-Davidson to provide you with the best care and accuracy during the recall process. If you have inquiries during the recall process, contact our service team directly.
The NHTSA issued a recall that includes all Model Years from 2008 to 2011 of the Touring, CVO Touring, and VRSC motorcycles outfitted with ABS.
The report takes notice that many of the following motorcycles have gone without the DOT brake fluid flush, which can influence the ABS-equipped brakes. The recall asks all owners of the bikes listed below to submit their vehicle for a one-time brake fluid flush to remedy the issue.
Here is a list of the specific models impacted:
- 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson Road King (FLHR)
- 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson ROAD KING POLICE (EFI) (FLHP)
- 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson ROAD KING POLICE (EFI) (FLHPE)
- 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson ELECTRA GLIDE STANDARD POLICE (EFI) (FLHTP)
- 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson ELECTRA GLIDE CLASSIC (EFI) (FLHTC)
- 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson ELECTRA GLIDE ULTRA CLASSIC (EFI) (FLHTCU)
- 2008-2008 Harley-Davidson VROD (VRSCA) W/ABS
- 2008-2008 Harley-Davidson CVO ROAD KING 4 (FLHRSE4)
- 2008-2008 Harley-Davidson NIGHT ROD (VRSCDA) W/ABS
- 2008-2010 Harley-Davidson ROAD KING CLASSIC (EFI) (FLHRC)
- 2008-2009 Harley-Davidson ROAD GLIDE (EFI) (FLTR)
- 2009-2010 Harley-Davidson V-ROD (VRSCAW)
- 2008-2008 Harley-Davidson CVO ULTRA CLASSIC 3 (FLHTCUSE3)
- 2008-2009 Harley-Davidson ELECTRA GLIDE STANDARD (EFI) (FLHT)
- 2008-2011 Harley-Davidson STREET GLIDE (EFI) (FLHX)
- 2009-2009 Harley-Davidson CVO ULTRA CLASSIC (FLHTCUSE4)
- 2009-2009 Harley-Davidson CVO ROAD GLIDE 3 (FLTRSE3)
- 2009-2011 Harley-Davidson NIGHT ROD SPECIAL (VRSCDX)
- 2009-2011 Harley-Davidson V-ROD MUSCLE (VRSCF)
- 2010-2010 Harley-Davidson CVO ULTRA CLASSIC 5 (FLHTCUSE5)
- 2010-2011 Harley-Davidson ELECTRA GLIDE ULTRA LIMITED (FLHTK)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson ROAD GLIDE ULTRA (FLTRU103)
- 2010-2011 Harley-Davidson ROAD GLIDE CUSTOM (FLTRX)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson STREET GLIDE 103 (FLHX103)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson ROAD KING CLASSIC 103 (FLHRC103)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson CVO ULTRA CLASSIC 6 (FLHTCUSE6)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson ROAD GLIDE ULTRA 103 (FLTRU103)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson CVO ROAD GLIDE ULTRA (FLTRUSE)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson ROAD GLIDE CUSTOM 103 (FLTRX103)
- 2011-2011 Harley-Davidson CVO STREET GLIDE 2 (FLXHSE2)
According to the NHTSA reports, Harley-Davidson has a recall for some saddlebags and detachable accessories.
The Harley-Davidson rider can discern that the saddlebag indicator on the back side of the bag is noticeable and that the bag rumbles or comes undone when you move it.
The parts are capable of coming off while the bike is in use. The saddle/bag mounting bracket might also need some work. See listed information of impacted part numbers below:
RECALLS ISSUED IN 2017
The NHTSA has issued a recall of around 45,599 motorcycles manufactured by Harley-Davidson Motor Company. The bikes below do not have an oil line clamp appropriately installed. This is a dilemma because the oil can become separated and then there can be a substantial loss of engine oil. The matter impacts US bikes made between 03/08/16-05/09/2017. The particular part numbers to look out for are:
The list of 2017 Touring Model Motorcycles impacted is:
All reports can be found on the NHTSA website.