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Default 1982 - Sportster Recall - ALL MODELS - SERVICE BRAKES, DISC:CALIPER

Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON
Model : XL SERIES
Year : 1982
Manufacturer : HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 82V044000
Mfr's Report Date : APR 27, 1982
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 11714

Summary:
THE REAR HYDRAULIC BRAKE SYSTEM MIGHT BE CAPABLE OF GENERATING EXCESSIVE HYDRAULIC PRESSURE WHICH COULD EXCEED THE BURST STRENGTH OF SOME OF THE REAR BRAKE CALIPERS. THIS COULD CAUSE CALIPER FRACTURE AND TOTAL LOSS OF REAR BRAKES.

Consequence:

Remedy:
DEALER WILL INSPECT AND MODIFY THE BRAKE SYSTEM AT NO COST TO OWNER.

Notes:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES.SYSTEM: SERVICE BRAKES; HYDRAULIC DISC CALIPER, REAR.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: FRACTURE OF THE REAR BRAKE CALIPER AND TOTAL LOSS OF REAR BRAKE COULD CAUSE A LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT.NOTE: THE MOTORCYCLE SHOULD NOT BE OPERATED UNTIL THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM CAN BE SERVICED BY THE DEALER.
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