Harley-Davidson has recalled 10,580 of its 2015 Street 750 (XG750) and Street 500 (XG500) motorcycles due to fuel-pump issues (read our test – 2015 Harley-Davidson Street 750 Review).Harley says on the affected motorcycles (2015 Street 500 motorcycles manufactured January 20, 2014, to June 24, 2015, and Street 750 motorcycles manufactured May 12, 2014, to June 24, 2015), the fuel-pump modules may feature a poor seal at the inlet.
A poor seal can cause an interruption of fuel supply, causing a brief hesitation and abrupt return to power. If this occurs, riders can lose control and possibly crash.
2015 Harley-Davidson Street Recalls – Plan of Action
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install a new fuel pump assembly, free of charge. The recall began on August 21, 2015. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson customer service at 1-414-343-4056. Harley-Davidson’s number for this recall is 0167.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
This week, Senior Editor Nic de Sena rides the all new Ducati Monster. Big changes have been made by Ducati–has the company ruined the considerable heritage of the iconic Monster–or are the changes worth it? In the second part of the show, we chat with Nick Ienatsch, Founder and Head Instructor at the Yamaha Champions Riding School. He says: “We aim to change your riding life by introducing you to Champions Habits: The techniques, approaches, skills, and the mindsets of the best riders in the world. These Champions Habits are the foundation of safety and consistency to whatever speed you ride, in any venue on any bike. Street riders, this is just as much for you as track riders. The best way to make safe riders is to make good riders.“ We hope you enjoy this episode!