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View Full Version : 1987 - Sportster Recall - ALL MODELS - POWER TRAIN


bplinson
19th October 2007, 09:42
Make : HARLEY DAVIDSON
Model : XL SERIES
Year : 1987
Manufacturer : HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 86V153000
Mfr's Report Date : NOV 07, 1986
Component: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2829

Summary:
A PIECE OF GEAR COULD BREAK AT THE MAINSHAFT FIRST GEAR IN THE TRANSMISSION CASE. CONSEQUENCE OF DEFECT: IF GEAR TOOTH BECOMES LODGED BETWEEN TRANSMISSION GEARS, DRIVE TRAIN AND REAR WHEEL COULD LOCK UP POSSIBLY RESULTING IN AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy:
REPLACE GEAR WITH ONE THAT HAS BEEN PROVEN AND TESTED.

Notes:
SYSTEM: TRANSMISSION GEARS. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MOTORCYCLES.

Recall Documents

RC-86V153-NN.PDF (http://nhthqnwws111.odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/docservlet/Artemis/Public/Recalls/1986/V/RC-86V153-NN.PDF) Recall Document