Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson Motor Co. is recalling 10,580 motorcycles to address an issue with the fuel system.
According to U.S. Department of Transportation filings, the recall covers certain model year 2015 XG500 motorcycles manufactured between Jan. 20, 2014 and June 24, 2015 and XG750 motorcycles manufactured between May 12, 2014 and June 24, 2015. The fuel pump modules on these motorcycles reportedly have a poor seal at the fuel pump inlet.
If there is a poor seal at the fuel pump inlet, it can cause interruption to the fuel supply, possibly causing a brief hesitation with the abrupt restoration of power. This abrupt restoration of power can lead to loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Harley-Davidson will notify owners, and dealers will install a new fuel pump assembly, free of charge.
The recall began on Aug. 21.