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Harley-Davidson to Recall Over 12,000 Motorcycles at Risk of Brake Drag

Harley-Davidson is recalling of certain Street 500, Street 750 and Street 750A motorcycles due to brake caliper corrosion that may cause brake drag and increase the risk of a crash.

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Harley-Davidson Motor Company is recalling certain 2016-2019 Street 500 (XG500), Street 750 (XG750) and 2017-2019 Street 750A (XG750A) motorcycles. The brake calipers may corrode internally after exposure to certain driving environments such as coastal regions or road salt, resulting in increased brake drag. The potential number of units affected is 12,871.

Harley-Davidson has notified owners, and dealers will install new front and rear brake calipers, free of charge. An interim letter was mailed to owners on January 15, 2019, to notify them of the issue. Owners will receive a second notification when parts are available. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0174.

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 safercar.gov.

Link: Harley-Davidson

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