Harley Davidson Fxs1200

Model Fxs1200 made by Harley Davidson got 1 recall. There was one recall concerning service brakes, hydraulic .

Model 1978


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
78V159000HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO.from 06/01/1978 to 06/01/1978V (Vehicle)34208/11/1978MFRHARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR COMPANY07/19/197810/12/1979
Defect SummaryThe involved motorcycles were manufactured with front brake master cylinders in which the plunger piston bore diameter was honed .015 inches over maximum specifications. this oversized bore results in a poor fit between the elastomeric piston cup and the cylinder bore, which allows fluid leakage from the hydraulic system.
Consequence Summary
Corrective SummaryDealer will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front brake master cylinder assembly at no cost to owner.
NotesVehicle description: motorcycles.system: service brakes; hydraulic system.consequences of defect: fluid depletion could result in loss of brakingeffectiveness, loss of vehicle control, and an accident.note: insufficient brake fluid in the system may be indicated by fluid leakagearound the master cylinder and increased free play in the hand lever.