Harley Davidson Flhtc-1

Model Flhtc-1 made by Harley Davidson got 2 consumer complains as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference, among others things, to engine and engine cooling and tires. There was one recall concerning exterior lighting .

Model 2001


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
02V002000HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANYfrom 03/05/2001 to 10/25/2001V (Vehicle)2894901/09/2002MFRHARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY01/04/200201/11/2002
Defect SummaryOn certain motorcycles, the clips that retain the wiring for the front fender tip light can become detached from the fender, causing the wires to fray and short.
Consequence SummaryThis could cause the lighting system fuse to blow, leaving the vehicle without an operational front fender tip light, headlight, taillight, running lights, and passing lamps (if equipped).
Corrective SummaryDealers will replace the fender tip light wiring harness retention clips, and inspect and replace, if necessary, any damaged wiring harnesses. owner notification began january 9, 2002. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact harley-davidson at 1-414-342-4680.
NotesAlso contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

Consumer Complaints

Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
 While driving at high speeds and at high temperatures oil sprayed from the air cleaner. the hot oil sprayed backwards onto the lower pants leg of the consumer. also, the oil sprayed on the rear tire and the rear brake pad. dealer examined the vehicle ten times. *ak
 Scpd purchased 4, 2001 flhpi, 3 of which have experienced belt separations. we have had several other flhpi since 1998 - 2002, without a single failure. all three are low speed separations. dealer admitted a problem with belts in storage being defective, but did not make it onto motorcycles. harley said they will examin each case individually!*ak