Harley-Davidson recalls 65,000 2018-2023 motorcycles

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The rear shock absorber fastener may break, leading to a loss of control

Harley-Davidson Motor Company is recalling 65,310 model year 2018-2019 FLDE, model year 2018-2021 FLHC, model year 2018-2023 FLHCS, model year 2018 and 2023 FLHCS ANV, model year 2020-2023 FXLRS, model year 2022-2023 FXLRST, and model year 2022 FXRST Softail motorcycles.

A fastener securing the rear shock absorber may break and allow the rear shock absorber adjuster to damage the rear tire, causing a loss of tire pressure.

A loss of tire pressure can lead to a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will replace the shock absorber fastener free of charge.

Owner notification letters were expected to be mailed September 5, 2023.

Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at (800) 258-2464. Harley-Davidson's number for this recall is 0181.

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