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Default 1984 - Sportster Recall - ALL - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON
Model : XL SERIES
Year : 1984
Manufacturer : HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 84V056000
Mfr's Report Date : APR 24, 1984
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2417

Summary:
PARTS IN THE ALTERNATOR MAY BREAK OFF AND CAUSE THE ALTERNATOR TO STOP FUNCTIONING, WHICH WILL ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO OPERATE ONLY UNTIL THE BATTERY IS EXHAUSTED. ALSO, SHEARED ALTERNATOR MOUNTING BOLTS MAY CAUSE THE DRIVE TRAIN AND REAR WHEEL TO LOCK UP.

Remedy:
MOTORCYCLES WILL BE SERVICED TO CORRECT THE PROBLEM IN THE ALTERNATOR, WITHOUT CHARGE.

Notes:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED WITH CLUTCHES IN THE ALTERNATOR.SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; ALTERNATOR.CONSEQUENCES OF

DEFECT: LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD OCCUR IF THE DRIVE TRAIN AND REAR WHEEL LOCKS UP.
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