Harley Davidson (HD) will be contacting the owners of certain 2019-2020 FL trike model motorcycles because of a problem affecting the traction control system software. The software used on these motorcycles may react incorrectly to a faulty rear wheel speed signal by activating one of the rear brakes. If this happens, the driver will experience an unexpected change in direction, increasing the risk of an accident. Drivers will be alerted of a problem through a continuously illuminated traction control indicator in conjunction with the fault indicator lamp.
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Owners receiving notices will be asked to visit their HD dealer to confirm their motorcycle is covered by the recall. If covered, the dealer will install a new software.
Harley Davidson (HD) has identified two problems affecting the power train in certain 2014 FLH-Series motorcycles. According to the report filed with the NHTSA, certain units may have an incorrectly manufactured clutch master cylinder that could allow air to to get into the system. Additionally, the motorcycles may have been fitted with the incorrect clutch release plate. Both problem could prevent the clutch from disengaging, making it difficult for the rider to slow or stop the motorcycle. Continue reading
Harley Davidson announced that they will begin selling motorcycles in India next year. India happens be be the world’s second largest motorcycle market in the world. Harley is hoping that its bikes will find a niche among India’s middle class. Motorcycle sales fell 15% in the United States last year, while international sales rose by 9%.
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Sales for Harley-Davidson were down 35% from the previous year. They have decided to down size and will be cutting hourly positons and salaried jobs for a total of 1,000 jobs. There has been a downturn in motorcycle sales inspite of promotional offers to entice buyers.
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Two motorcycle manufacturers and three automobile manufacturers have announced safety recalls this month. The recalls were issued by the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) and include Harley-Davidson which is recalling 11,000 of its motorcycles, and Ducati which is recalling 730 of its motorcycles. The automobile manufacturers include Volvo which is recalling 17,500 models, Kia which is recalling 35,000 of its Optima model, and Hyundai which is recalling 175,000 vehicles. The recalls require that the defects in these motorcycles and vehicles be repaired with no expense to the consumer.
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