HARLEY DAVIDSON FLTRUSE 2019: VISIBILITY

Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON Model : FLTRUSE Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2015-08-05 - 2019-04-24
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 19V574000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-08-19 Date Received by ODI: 2019-08-05 Date Added to Database: 2019-08-06
Manufacturers Involved: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 0629
Component: VISIBILITY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 12733
Summary:
      Harley-Davidson Motor Company "Harley-Davidson" is recalling certain Touring and CVO Touring motorcycles, including 2017-2019 FLHTCU, FLHTCUL, FLHTK ANV, FLHTKL, FLTRU, FLHTK, and 2016-2019 FLHTKSE, FLHTKSE ANV, and FLTRUSE models equipped with a Harley-Davidson Detachable Tour-Pak Luggage Conversion Kit "Part numbers 53000291, 53000291A, and 53000567". The kit did not include replacement rear red reflectors for the ones that are eliminated by installing this kit. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Consequence:
      Without the rear red reflectors, the motorcycle has reduced visibility to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Harley-Davidson has notified owners, and dealers will install the replacement reflectors, free of charge. The recall began August 19, 2019. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-800-258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0629.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 108
Notes:
      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.