16 March 2018

HARLEY DAVIDSON SOFTAIL, Model year 2018

Product Identifiers

SOFTAIL 2018 (Dealer or customer installed Detachable ™ Saddlebag Kits on certain models)

Supplier Contact

Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand (H-DANZ)

Recall ID 1511

Campaign Number 173

Responsible Agency

NZTA

The Hazard!

Latching arm on Harley–Davidson Accessory 2018 Softail Detachable ™ Saddlebag Kits may have inadequate engagement to the saddlebag mounting plate/bracket. This may allow the latching arm to rotate out of the locked position.

What to do...

Owners to contact a Harley-Davidson dealer to schedule an appointment to bring the saddlebags to the dealer and have the parts from the recall repair kit installed on the saddlebags, at no cost to the customer.

Product Identifiers

SOFTAIL 2018 (Dealer or customer installed Detachable ™ Saddlebag Kits on certain models)

Supplier Contact

Harley-Davidson Australia and New Zealand (H-DANZ)

Recall ID 1511

Campaign Number 173

Responsible Agency

NZTA