Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Inc.
Models: Harley-Davidson Part 52805-97
Harley-Davidson Part 52933-97
Number Involved: 1,737
Dates of Manufacture: March 1997 - August 1998
Defect: Detachable back rests which are an accessory item installed on certain 1994 through 1999 model motorcycles can become detached from its front mounts. This can cause the passenger to shift his/her position, possibly resulting in personal injury, and can impede the driver's ability to control the motorcycle.
Remedy: Dealers will repair the mounts on these back rests. Owner notification was to begin during October 1998. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Harley-Davidson at 1-414-342-4680.
[NHTSA Recall No. 98E029/Harley-Davidson
Recall No. 092]