Harley Davidson 80

Model 80 made by Harley Davidson got 2 recalls. There were some recalls concerningequipment, service brakes, hydraulic.

Model 1979


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
79V136000HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.from 08/01/1978 to 05/01/1979V (Vehicle)254707/09/1979MFRHARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY05/31/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe seat handrail may have been assembled to the motorcycle with the two center attaching bolts missing. if these two bolts are missing the seat will be attached by the front bracket and rear bolt only.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and install the proper seat handrail hold down hardware.
NotesVehicle description: motorcycles.system: equipment; seat bolts.consequences of defect: missing bolts could allow the seat to shift or possiblycome loose from motorcycle during operation, resulting in loss of vehiclecontrol and serious personal injury.note: owner is advised not to carry passengers and to operate motorcycle withcaution because of the possible excessive seat movement.
79V169000HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.from 02/01/1978 to 05/01/1979V (Vehicle)2197008/24/1979MFRHARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY07/09/197910/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe rear brake master cylinder plastic piston employs a non-specified material which may allow excessive water absorption. as a result, the plastic piston might stick in the master cylinder piston bore and cause brake drag.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will replace rear brake master cylinder pistons without charge to owner.
NotesVehicle description: motorcycles.system: service brakes; rear brake master cylinder.consequences of defect: if this condition becomes severe enough, it could causeskidding of the rear wheel, loss of vehicle control, and an accident.