Harley Davidson 61338-02



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Harley Davidson 61338-02 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - CARBURETOR SYSTEM
04E094000HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY E (Equipment)36401/27/2005MFRHARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY12/21/200401/03/2005
Defect SummaryCertain fuel shut-off valves used as replacement equipment, p/nos 61338-02, 62169-02a, 61338-94d, and 62169-95c for use on certain 2005 carbureted sportsters, dyna, softail, and touring model motorcycles. these valves may have been produced with the functionality of the 'on' position and the 'reserve' position of the valve may have been reversed.
Consequence SummaryIf the bike were operating with the valve in the 'on' position, the bike could run out of fuel, the expected fuel reserve will not be available. this could lead to the driver running out of gas without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective SummaryDealers will inspect the fuel valve and replace it, if necessary. the recall began january 27, 2005. owners should contact harley-davidson at 1-414-342-4080. if you have had or installed a replacement fuel shut-off valve in your motorcycle, please take your vehicle to your dealer to have the valve inspected for proper operation as soon as possible.
NotesCustomers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236.
Harley Davidson 61338-02 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
EQUIPMENT - MOTORCYCLE - HELMETS
02/10/20081
 Mandatory equipment complaint: motor cycle helmet law(s). i have ridden motorcycles for 42 years and hundreds of thousands of miles without accident. i wear a helmet as required but it restricts my vision and my ability to turn my head from side to side. there are many times when i ride at speeds below 20 mph on community streets. on such streets, i need visibility and unrestricted head movement to avoid potholes, other vehicles, and pedestrians and animals. moped drivers and bicycle riders on the same streets and traveling the same speed do not have mandatory helmet laws. i demand the right to choose to wear my helmet when on secondary roads and streets. i am able to make a decision for my self that provides me and others with the greatest safety advantage. for example, i always wear my helmet in delaware where helmets are optional when i am traveling on roads where the speed limit is above 40 mph. *tr