Recall News: Harley-Davidson Dyna FXDL Recalled For Vibration-Related Electrical Issue

8,060 H-D Low Riders could stall while riding due to a potentially defective ignition switch.

Harley-Davidson Dyna FXDL on the recall list
2014-2016 Harley-Davidson Dyna Low Rider (2015 model shown here) being recalled for possible electrical system ignition switch issue related to vibration.©Motorcyclist
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: May 10, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V283000
Component(s): Electrical system
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,060
Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

THE RECALL: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014, 2015, 2016 Dyna Low Rider motorcycles (FXDL 103) manufactured from January 6, 2014 to April 7, 2016. In the affected motorcycles, engine vibrations may damage the ignition switch internally and, as a result, the engine may shut off while riding.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the engine shuts off, the motorcycle could stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install an improved ignition switch, free of charge. The recall began on June 3, 2016. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0168.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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.