Harley-Davidson says it has already notified affected owners, and that dealers will rebuild clutch master cylinders, and install proper clutch release plates, as necessary, free of charge. They fixed it with a clutch master cylinder rebuil kit. This recall came out on October 16, 2013. Is this normal? My 2015 Street Glide Special has been back to the shop five different times I’ve been down once on the bike I don’t even know if I can ride the bike to the store or not. COME HERE for all your Law Abiding Biker Media and other needs!! Several times the Harley Davidson mechanics (great guys) bled the hydraulic clutch system, as we believed there may be an air bubble. Here is a link to our video: https://www.lawabidingbiker.com/adjust-harley-clutch/, Your email address will not be published. We apologize for this circumstance. Wow, that sucks bro! We talk about it on this podcast: https://www.lawabidingbiker.com/102/, does anyone no what would make a 2014 ultra limited act up in 3rd gear all the other gears are fine just 3rd gear bucks on me while i am at steady speed or on the throttle, Your clutch may need to be adjusted. p.s. Any idea what the chattering might be. 1 month!! It depends on if the dealer restocks the parts needed, or waits until a customer comes in. They should fix it all up, so you can get riding again!! Become a Patron! Thanks for your support. I stopped by my local Harley Davidson dealer today, where I know everyone, and conversed with them about the recall. I know the new liquid cooled Harley Models are selling like hotcakes. This recall affects 2,886 units (Harley-Davidson’s recall number is 0154), while the first recall affects 19,597 units from Harley-Davidson (Harley-Davidson’s recall number is 0153). I was just reaching to shut it off and the traffic started to move. Wow I just bought the 14 street glide special. Kawasaki Surprises with KLX300SM Supermoto for 2021, Zero Motorcycles Recalls 64 Bikes for DC-DC Converter Defect, Piaggio MP3 500 Recalled for Faulty Brake Lines, BMW R Bikes Recalled for Tire Pressure Labels, BMW Recalls Over 16,000 Motorcycles Because of Fuel Leak, BMW Recalls Over 9,000 Motorcycles for Leaking Calipers, Another Refresh Comes with the 2021 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R. This recall might vary from bike to bike. Harley-Davidson says that these motorcycles may also have been assembled with an incorrect clutch release plate. Wow John, that is super bad luck bro. Despite his best efforts, Jensen is called one of the most influential bloggers in the motorcycle industry, and sometimes consults for motorcycle companies, whether they've solicited his expertise or not. Your hydraulic clutch will likely give you signs before it stops disengaging completely, like rough shifting (loud clanking when shifting and jerking), so pay attention and get off the road ASAP if you notice anything unusual. I have not had anyone report problems like that. I loose my Ipod connection at random times and get a CRACKEL over the system when it is on FM Can’t hear the GPS systen either. Below is the official Harley Davidson press release: (taken directly from their website). As for the rear crash bars go here -> https://www.harley-davidson.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?productId=60580&storeId=10152&catalogId=10051&langId=-1. It’s a police issue, maybe they had less of a problem. I love my 2014 Harley Street Glide Special and if you want to see my full review and video CLICK HERE. What Happens When You Make a Cruiser Out of an Africa Twin? Content copyright. Good to go! Either condition could cause the clutch not to disengage. Well, if that’s all they’re going to do is bleed it out and install a kit I am going to pass. As long as Harley keeps secreting the radiators, I think liquid cooled will be a good idea. Motorcycle Biker Podcast, Videos, & Blogs, October 18, 2013 By Ryan Urlacher 30 Comments. The warranty runs out the end of next month (September 29th.). I will definitely get to it, but per my recent blog I wrote https://www.lawabidingbiker.com/nomacsupportboombox there is no MAC support whatsoever from Harley at this time to even download the Boom Box software update. ”The recalls affect 25,185 Touring motorcycles, models FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHTKSE and FLHRSE, and 3,861 Softail® CVOs and Trikes, models FLHTCUTG, FXSBSE and FLSTNSE, built between May 3, 2013, and Oct. 14, 2013.Some of these motorcycles may exhibit a condition in which the hydraulic clutch system may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch. We talk about it on this podcast episode: https://www.lawabidingbiker.com/102/, Most likely coming from the primary. I do know that as soon as they did the recall and replaced the plunger I have not had a problem since. For more information, visit Harley-Davidson’s website at www.harley-davidson.com. What that means is, when you pull the clutch lever in the Harley keeps moving forward. I too love the Red SunGlo color on the FLHXS. Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. Yah, crappy feeling. Wow John, that is a streak of bad luck. I really like the bike however it may be a while I just found your site ,what I have seen has been great NOT A CHANCE FOR ME-LOL and they know that, but did their required duty. Ride safe brother!! I have owned 4 other HD motorcycles and had very minor safety problems with any of them. Thx Mitch, Thanks so munch for the contact. Now I wander if the clutch did not disengauge. Usually after the recall is done it is good to go. Issuing two recalls, the first one affects the FLHRSE, FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTKSE, FLHTP, FLHX, and FLHXS models, and centers around the clutch master cylinder possibly allowing air into the clutch system. Hope this helps you. I have not had any other reports of this many problems. The second recall issued by Harley-Davidson involves the FLHTCUTG, FLSTNSE, and FXSBSE models, which also may have been assembled with an incorrect clutch release plate. Harley-Davidson is recalling many of its 2014 models for issues with their clutch systems. There were no recall notices at the dealer ,and I had no indication of a problem before complete failure! Yah, not a cool feeling when the clutch fails for sure. The recall applies to all model year … If you have a 2014 or 2015 model year Harley-Davidson motorcycle, your bike may be a part of a massive recall due to a faulty clutch master cylinder. The motorcycle is just not running right, it seems to bog down when pulling in the clutch and shifting gears. 98 miles on the odometer and the exact clutch issue (or lack of working clutch) reared its ugly face. See a full model list of recalled Harleys below. That lasted less than 1000 mi and it’s now broken again. https://www.lawabidingbiker.com/2014harleydavidsonclutchrecall I am not very computer savy so do I get up dates from Harley or do I need to go to you We were able to get the clutch to not disengage while riding normal. The guys at my local Harley dealer said the new recall parts are supposed to be in on October 21, 2013 with instructions on what the mechanics need to do exactly to complete the recall. idea for video: there is a new software upgrade for the Boom box 6.5. The day I drove my new Harley Street Glide Special home, the hydraulic clutch malfunctioned and would not disengage. I also have a 2014 FLHXS.. My clutch has been acting strange, but delt with it. Dealer is supposed to pick up my bike Thursday and I’m glad I found this discussion on line. //