H-D Recalls 349 Bikes -- 2009 Models

Harley-Davidson is recalling 349 2009 FXDB, FXDC, FXDF and FXDL Motorcycles. These motorcycles have a fuel tank vent tube assembly Part No. 27389-04A, which may have been produced with a defective ultrasonic weld on the anti-slosh valve.

Consequence: If the valve separates and the bike is tipped over, it may leak fuel. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the fuel vent tube assembly and, if necessary, replace it. The recall began Dec. 8. Owners may contact Harley-Davidson at 414-343-4056.

Notes: Harley-Davidson Recall No. 0136. Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY: 800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.