HARLEY DAVIDSON FL 1988: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON Model : FL Year : 1988
Build Dates : 1988-06-01 - 1990-07-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 92V011000
Date Owner's Notified: 1992-01-21 Date Received by ODI: 1992-01-22 Date Added to Database: 1992-01-28
Manufacturers Involved: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 34693
Summary:
      THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE CAN CHAFE BECAUSE OF ITS PROXIMITY TO THE OIL TANK, CAUSING A SHORT CIRCUIT IF THE CABLE SHOULD GROUND.
Consequence:
      THE HEAT FROM A SHORT CIRCUIT COULD RESULT IN A VEHICLEFIRE.
Remedy:
      REPLACE THE POSTIVE BATTERY CABLE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: HEAVY MOTORCYCLE; SOFTAIL MODEL.