HARLEY DAVIDSON VRSCA 2006: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL

Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON Model : VRSCA Year : 2006
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 09E007000
Date Owner's Notified: 2009-03-26 Date Received by ODI: 2009-02-19 Date Added to Database: 2009-02-20
Manufacturers Involved: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 0138
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 97
Summary:
      HARLEY-DAVIDSON IS RECALLING 97 LED TURN SIGNAL MOUNTING KITS, P/NOS. 69951-08 "BLACK" AND 69593-08 "CHROME", FOR INSTALLATION ON MY 2002 THROUGH 2009 VRSC MODEL MOTORCYCLES "EXCLUDING VRSCF MODEL". DUE TO THE DESIGN OF THE MOUNTING BRACKET, P/NO. 70497-08, WHICH SECURES THE LED TURN SIGNAL CONTROLLER TO THE MOTORCYCLE FRAME, THE CONTROLLER MAY COME IN CONTACT WITH THE OIL FILTER.
Consequence:
      OVER TIME, THIS CONTACT CAN LEAD TO A HOLE IN THE OIL FILTER AND ALLOW EXCESSIVE OIL TO GET ON THE REAR TIRE, CAUSING A LOSS OF TRACTION, POSSIBLY LEADING TO A CRASH AND POTENTIAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Remedy:
      HARLEY-DAVIDSON WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND WILL REMOVE AND REPLACE THE EXISTING BRACKET WITH A NEW BRACKET, P/NO. 70497-08A, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 26, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT HARLEY-DAVIDSON AT 1-414-342-4680.
Report Initiator: MFR E Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      HARLEY-DAVIDSON'S RECALL NO. 0138.OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .