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.