March 12, 2003
Harley-Davidson Has Recalled the 2002 Dyna Wide Glide
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released the
Models: Harley Davidson Dyna Wide Glide Year: 2002
Number Potentially Involved: 1,762
Dates of Manufacture: March – June 2001
Defect: On certain motorcycles, the rear brake line assemblies could
fracture internally. This condition
could allow the line to leak brake fluid, which could cause loss of the rear
brake function, possibly
without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy: Dealers will replace the rear brake line. The manufacturer has
reported that owner notification
was expected to begin during February 2003. Owners may contact
Harley-Davidson at 1-414-342-4680.
[NHTSA Recall No. 03V005/Harley Davidson Recall No. 0107].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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