US NHTSA Recalls: Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, Headlights


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Wednesday, April 14, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of thirty-seven (37) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this month. Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/cXy430qH5Ln

Direct link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/search/safety-issues#recall

Additional information:

Among the thirty-seven (37) recalls the NHTSA announced this month, comes news of the following:

Logo - Harley-Davidson Motor CompanyHarley-Davidson Motor Company (“Harley-Davidson”), a Milwaukee, Wisconsin establishment, has recalled an estimated 31,346 model year 2019-2021 Harley-Davidson branded Sportster (XL) Motorcycles and 796 Headlight Assemblies that may have been sold as replacement parts for 2005-2019 Harley-Davidson Sportster, 2005-2017 Softail, 2005-2017 Dyna and 2005-2011 V-Rod Motorcycles.

Recall Category: Exterior Lighting – Headlights may fail

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V225000 reports the Glass Bulb within the Headlight Assembly may fail, causing a loss of both High and Low Beams.

According to the NHTSA, a loss of both Headlight Beams can reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Harley-Davidson will notify registered owners, and dealers will install a Headlamp Bulb Shield, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 12, 2021. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson Customer Service toll-free at 1-800-258-2464 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Central Standard Time (“CST”) for more information. Harley-Davidson’s designation for this recall is 0177.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Harley-Davidson Motor Company, please search for “Harley-Davidson” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Harley-Davidson Dyna brand, please search for “Dyna” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Harley-Davidson Softail brand, please search for “Softail” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Harley-Davidson Sportster brand, please search for “Sportster” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Harley-Davidson V-Rod brand, please search for “V-Rod” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V225000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14303-2021
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==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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