Harley-Davidson has issued a recall with the NHTSA that affects 45,901 motorcycles, all of which might have a faulty clutch master cylinder that doesn’t have enough force to disengage the clutch, especially if the motorcycle hasn’t been operated in a while.
The recall affects the following models, all of which were manufactured between April 28th, 2014, and October 24th, 2014: Electra Glide Ultra Classic, Electra Glide Ultra Classic – Twin Cooled, Ultra Limited, Police Electra Glide, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, CVO Street Glide, Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low, Ultra Limited Low, Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low – Twin Cooled, Road Glide Special, Road Glide, and CVO Road King.
Harley-Davidson will notify affected 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, and reference #0165 for this recall.
As always, the NHTSA is also available at 1-888-327-4236 and safercar.gov.