Close to 60,000 Harley-Davidson motorcycles are being recalled over a potential defect that can cause oil to spill onto the rear tire while being driven, increasing the risk of injury or death.
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What’s the Problem?
June 5, 2017 – Harley-Davidson said that the oil line on the bikes can come loose, causing oil to spill onto the rear tire. The company says the oil cooler line clamp may have been installed incorrectly.
The recall affects certain models of the following 2017 Harley motorcycles built between July 2, 2016, and May 9, 2017:
- Electra Glide Ultra Classic
- Police Electra Glide
- Police Road King
- Road King
- Road King Special
- Street Glide
- Street Glide Special
- Road Glide
- Road Glide Special
The official number of motorcycles included in the recall is estimated to be about 57,000 worldwide, including 46,000 bikes in the U.S.
Harley has received at least nine reports of the oil line coming off, causing two accidents and one injury.
Harley dealers will inspect the clamps and fix them for free. The recall is expected to begin Tuesday.
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