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Default 1989 - Sportster Recall - ALL MODELS - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES #2

Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON
Model : XL SERIES
Year : 1989
Manufacturer : HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 89V069000
Mfr's Report Date : APR 27, 1989
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 5439

Summary:
THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE COULD DEVELOP A SHORT CIRCUIT DUE TO EXCESSIVE WEAR AND CHAFING IF ROUTED IN A CERTAIN POSITION.

Consequence:
IF THIS CONDITION EXISTS, THE CABLE MIGHT OVERHEAT,POSSIBLY TO A DEGREE WHICH MIGHT CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.

Remedy:
THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE WILL BE REPLACED ON ALL SUBJECT VEHICLES.

Notes:
SYSTEM: ELECTRICAL/BATTERY CABLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLE.

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