Harley-davidson Midnight Flame 97226-02vx

Model Midnight Flame 97226-02vx made by Harley-davidson got 1 consumer complain as well as 1 recall. Consumer complaints with reference to equipment. . There was one recall concerning equipment .

Model 9999


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
03E048000KBC AMERICAfrom 07/01/2001 to 05/31/2002E (Equipment)3999502/06/2004OVSCKBC AMERICA10/01/200310/14/2003571218
Defect SummaryHarley-davidson classic cruiser half helmet h-d part no. 08060-00v and h-d part no. 98061-00v and midnight flame half helmet h-d part no. 97226-02vx and h-d part no. 97727-02vx. certain classic cruiser, midnight flame, and variants of this helmet style, the phantom flame and the titanium flame, helmets may not comply with some of the impact attenuation and penetration performance test requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 218, motorcycle helmets. these helmets were manufactured from july 1, 2001, through may 31, 2002.
Consequence SummaryIn the event of a crash, the wearer of the helmet may not be adequately protect and could suffer serious injuries or possibly death.
Corrective SummaryKbc will notify customers and provide a replacement helmet which complies to fmvss no. 218 free of charge.
NotesAlso, customers can 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
 Metezler me 880 mt90b16 m/c tl i purchased metzeler me 880 tires. with 400 miles on them side wall started cracking and bulging, making the motorcycle uncontrollable. i talked to scott griffin at metzeler and they replaced the tires. i do not know the date code on the tire because they took them. this tire model should be checked. the front tire was visibly checked and there was a huge bubble in it. the rear tire was visibly checked but no bulge yet and there was only 400 miles on them. *tr