Harley-Davidson Recall 07V173000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
07V173000 Electrical System: Battery: Cables Harley-Davidson Motor Company 04/20/2007 52240
Defect Summary
Certain motorcycles were built with a condition that permits the positive battery cable to contact a weld bead on the oil tank. This may cause the weld bead to abrade through the insulation on the cable and cause an electrical short from the battery through the oil tank and oil lines.
Consequence Summary
This could lead to an oil leak and/or possible fire, which could result in injury or death to the rider.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will install a battery caddy that will protect the cable and ensure proper cable routing. This recall is expected to begin during May 2007. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson at 1-414-342-4080.

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