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Harley Davidson Recalls 175,00 U.S. Motorcycles Equipped with Anti-lock Brakes

2015 Harley-Davidson FLHR
2015 Harley-Davidson FLHR (Source: YouTube)

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—February 9, 2018

By: Rosemary Piser

Harley Davidson Motor Company is recalling 175,000 U.S. motorcycles equipped with anti-lock brakes due to risks that brakes could fail.

Recalled motorcycles include:

  • Road King (FLHR),
  • Road King Police (EFI) (FLHP),
  • Road King Police (EFI) (FLHPE),
  • Electra Glide Standard Police (EFI) (FLHTP),
  • Electra Glide Classic (EFI) (FLHTC),
  • Electra Glide Ultra Classic (EFI) (FLHTCU) and Street Glide (EFI) (FLHX),
  • 2008 VROD (VRSCAWA), CVO Road King 4 (FLHRSE4),
  • Night Rod (VRSCDA), CVO Ultra Classic 3 (FLHTCUSE3),
  • Night Rod Special (VRSCDXA),
  • 2008-2010 Road King Classic (EFI) (FLHRC),
  • 2008-2009 Road Glide (EFI) (FLTR) and Electra Glide Standard (EFI) (FLHT),
  • 2009-2010 V-Rod (VRSCAW),
  • 2009 CVO Ultra Classic (FLHTCUSE4) and CVO Road Glide 3 (FLTRSE3),
  • 2009-2011 Night Rod Special (VRSCDX) and V-Rod Muscle (VRSCF),
  • 2010 CVO Ultra Classic 5 (FLHTCUSE5) and CVO Street Glide (FLHXSE),
  • 2010-2011 Electra Glide Ultra Limited (FLHTK) and Road Glide Custom (FLTRX),
  • 2011 Road Glide Ultra 103 (FLTRU103), Street Glide 103 (FLHX103),
  • Road King Classic 103 (FLHRC103),
  • CVO Ultra Classic 6 (FLHTCUSE6),
  • CVO Road Glide Ultra (FLTRUSE),
  • Road Glide Custom 103 (FLTRX103), and
  • CVO Street Glide 2 (FLHXSE2) motorcycles.

Deposits may form on components within the brake system if the DOT 4 brake fluid is not replaced for a prolonged period of time beyond the 2-year maintenance schedule specified in the Owner’s Manual.

Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will flush the entire brake system with new Platinum Label DOT 4 brake fluid, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 12, 2018. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0171.

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