Harley-Davidson recently issued a recall for potential brake system defects. Report filled with NHTSA on December 16th, 2014; campaign number 14V794000 indicating a potential brake system defects. However, potential numbers of units affected is not specified.
The list of recalls issued by Harley-Davidson Motor Company is certain model year 2012 FXST103, FLSTC, FLSTC103, FLSTF, FLSTF103, FXDL, FXDWG, FXDWG103, FXDC, FXDB, FLSTN, FLSTN103, FLSTC103Shrine, FLSTFB, FLSTFB103, FXS, FXS103, FLS, FLS103, FLD, FLD103, FXDF, and FXDF103 Dyna and Softail motorcycles manufactured August 22, 2011, through February 24, 2012. In the affected motorcycles, the threads for the brake line banjo bolt in the front brake master cylinder may corrode.
The defects could result a brake failure at the front; caused by a corrode threads which will leads to a sudden loss of brake fluid. Harley-Davidson will notify owners and dealers will flush and inspect the front brake master cylinder and if necessary replace the master cylinder free or charge.
The recall is expected to commence on January 14, 2015.