RECALL NEWS: Harley-Davidson Recalls 2015 Street 500 and Street 750 Motorcycles For Missing Safety Equipment

This H-D recall is a minor issue but it could get you a ticket.

The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: April 13, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V217000
Component(s): Exterior lighting, visibility
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,904
Manufacturer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

H-D's Street 500 and Street 750 (shown here) are being recalled for a missing reflector assembly that is required by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.

THE RECALL: Harley-Davidson Motor Company (Harley-Davidson) is recalling certain model year 2015 XG500 (Street 500) motorcycles manufactured from January 28, 2014 to March 9, 2015, and 2015 XG750 (Street 750) motorcycles manufactured from May 12, 2014 to March 9, 2015. The affected motorcycles may have been manufactured without a rear reflector assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the motorcycle is missing the rear reflector it can reduce the vehicle's visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install a rear reflector assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0620.

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.

H-D's Street 500 and Street 750 (shown here) are being recalled for a missing reflector assembly that is required by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard.