H-D 2006 Dyna Transmission Recall

Motorcycle.com Staff
by Motorcycle.com Staff
MILWAUKEE, Nov. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harley-Davidson Motor Company(NYSE: HDI) has issued a voluntary safety recall on 2006 model year Dynaseries motorcycles built between June 9 and October 19, 2005. Approximately13,400 motorcycles are included in the recall.

The transmissions in theaffected motorcycles have a defect which under certain circumstances may allowthem to go into a false neutral position even though the neutral indicatorlight is illuminated.As part of its Initial Care Program for 2006 Dyna motorcycles, the Companywill provide owners with free pick-up and delivery, if desired. This servicewill commence and recall kits will be available at dealerships beginning theweek of December 12, 2005.The Company estimates that the costs associated with this voluntary recallwill be less than $5.0 million and it will reserve these costs in the fourthquarter of this year. The Company also expects to meet its previously-announced wholesale shipment target for 2005.

Harley-Davidson Motor Company, the only major U.S.-based motorcyclemanufacturer, produces heavyweight motorcycles and offers a complete line ofmotorcycle parts, accessories, apparel, and general merchandise. BuellMotorcycle Company produces sport motorcycles. Harley-Davidson FinancialServices provides wholesale and retail financing and insurance programs toHarley-Davidson dealers and customers.

SOURCE Harley-Davidson Motor CompanyWeb Site: http://www.harley-davidson.com

Thanks to readers Triumph900 and esoteric0001 for alerting us to this.

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