RECALL NEWS: Harley-Davidson Recalls 43,901 Baggers & Touring Bikes

Are you experiencing clutch problems with your late-model Harley-Davidson? See what years and models are affected HERE.

The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

2014-15 FLHX Street Glide

Report Receipt Date: April 13, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V216000
Component(s): Powertrain
Potential Number of Units Affected: 45,901
Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

THE RECALL: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Electra Glide Ultra Classic (FLHTCU), Electra Glide Ultra Classic - Twin Cooled (FLHTCU TC), Ultra Limited (FLHTK), Police Electra Glide (FLHTP), Street Glide (FLHX), Street Glide Special (FLHXS), CVO Street Glide (FLHXSE), 2015 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low (FLHTCUL), Ultra Limited Low (FLHTKL), Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low - Twin Cooled (FLHTCUL TC), Road Glide Special (FLTRXS), Road Glide (FLTRX), and 2014 CVO Road King (FLHRSE) motorcycles manufactured from April 28, 2014 to October 24, 2014. In the affected motorcycles, the clutch master cylinder may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch, especially if the motorcycle has been parked for an extended period of time.

2014 FLHRSE CVO Road King

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: When the engine is running and the motorcycle is in gear, if the clutch cannot be fully disengaged, the motorcycle may move unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will flush the clutch system and rebuild the clutch master cylinder, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 23, 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0165.

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.

The 2015 FLHTCUL Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low is one of 13 Harley-Davidson models from 2014 and 2015 affected by this latest recall.
2014-15 FLHX Street Glide
2014 FLHRSE CVO Road King