The American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson announced that it would remember scarcely 178,000 motorcycles from around a U.S. due to a purchase problem causing a bikes to get stranded in gear, a Associated Press reported.
Documents posted by a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Tuesday showed that clutches were internally leaking fluids, causing them to disentangle from a gears. According to a agency, a emanate can means riders to remove control of their bike, and can lead to an accident.
The proclamation comes only one week after a association pronounced it was recalling 238,380 motorcycles worldwide due to a purchase problem, that was Harley’s fourth clutch-related recall in 5 years, USA Today reported. As of final week’s proclamation Harley-Davidson was expecting a detriment of tighten to $35 million in a stream mercantile quarter.
Fortune reported progressing this year that a association was carrying a tough time offered new motorcycles since a products were so reliable. Harleys don’t wear out quickly, and 3 used bikes are sole for each new one.
Bikes affected by this remember embody a 2017 and 2018 Police Road King, Road King, Road King Special, Electra Glide Ultra Classic, among others. The remember will start on Nov. 5, and Harley dealers will implement a new delegate purchase actuator piston public for riders during no additional cost.