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View Full Version : 2005 Sportster Recall - FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM #2


bplinson
17th October 2007, 13:23
Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON
Model : SPORTSTER
Year : 2005
Manufacturer : HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 04E094000
Mfr's Report Date : JAN 21, 2004
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 364

Summary:
CERTAIN FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVES USED AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT, P/NOS 61338-02, 62169-02A, 61338-94D, AND 62169-95C FOR USE ON CERTAIN 2005 CARBURETED SPORTSTERS, DYNA, SOFTAIL, AND TOURING MODEL MOTORCYCLES. THESE VALVES MAY HAVE BEEN PRODUCED WITH THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE 'ON' POSITION AND THE 'RESERVE' POSITION OF THE VALVE MAY HAVE BEEN REVERSED.

Consequence:
IF THE BIKE WERE OPERATING WITH THE VALVE IN THE 'ON' POSITION, THE BIKE COULD RUN OUT OF FUEL, THE EXPECTED FUEL RESERVE WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE DRIVER RUNNING OUT OF GAS WITHOUT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FUEL VALVE AND REPLACE IT, IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN JANUARY 27, 2005. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT HARLEY-DAVIDSON AT 1-414-342-4080. IF YOU HAVE HAD OR INSTALLED A REPLACEMENT FUEL SHUT-OFF VALVE IN YOUR MOTORCYCLE, PLEASE TAKE YOUR VEHICLE TO YOUR DEALER TO HAVE THE VALVE INSPECTED FOR PROPER OPERATION AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Notes:
CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236.

Recalls Documents

RCRN-04E094-7300.pdf (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCRN-04E094-7300.pdf) Renotification Notice

RCQPR-04E094-5461.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCQPR-04E094-5461.PDF) Quarterly Performance Report

RCQPR-04E094-6325.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCQPR-04E094-6325.PDF) Quarterly Performance Report

RCQPR-04E094-3266.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCQPR-04E094-3266.PDF) Quarterly Performance Report

RCRN-04E094-1185.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCRN-04E094-1185.PDF) Renotification Notice

RCQPR-04E094-5568.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCQPR-04E094-5568.PDF) Quarterly Performance Report

RCQPR-04E094-2434.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCQPR-04E094-2434.PDF) Quarterly Performance Report

RCQPR-04E094-1686.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCQPR-04E094-1686.PDF) Quarterly Performance Report

RCRIT-04E094-6724.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCRIT-04E094-6724.PDF) Remedy Instructions and TSB

RCONL-04E094-7818.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCONL-04E094-7818.PDF) Owner Notification Letter(Part 577)

RCQPR-04E094-1092.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCQPR-04E094-1092.PDF) Quarterly Performance Report

RCAK-04E094-4279.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCAK-04E094-4279.PDF) Recall Acknowledgement

RCDNN-04E094-1943.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/2004/E/RCDNN-04E094-1943.PDF) Defect and Noncompliance Notice(Part 573)