General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 15V427000

Make Model Year
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2015-07-30 2015-07-06 2015-07-06

Production Dates: 2013-05-03 - 2015-05-26

Manufacturers Involved: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Manufacturer Campaign Number: 0166

Component: EQUIPMENT

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 185272

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report


Harley-Davidson Motor Company "Harley-Davidson" is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Road King "FLHR", Street Glide "FLHX", Street Glide Special "FLHXS", Electra Glide Ultra Classic "FLHTCU", Ultra Limited "FLHTK", Police Road King "FLHP", Police Electra Glide "FLHTP", CVO Ultra Limited "FLHTKSE", 2014 CVO Road King "FLHRSE", and 2015 Electra Glide Ultra Classic Low "FLHTCUL", Ultra Limited Low "FLHTKL", Road Glide "FLTRX", Road Glide Special "FLTRXS", CVO Street Glide "FLHXSE", and CVO Road Glide Ultra "FLTRUSE" motorcycles. The affected motorcycles have saddlebag mounting receptacles that may not adequately secure the saddlebags to the motorcycle.


If a saddlebag is not adequately secured, it may separate from the motorcycle while riding, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.


Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected saddlebag mounting receptacles with updated receptacles, free of charge. The recall began on July 30, 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0166.


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 www.safercar.gov.