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Harley-Davidson Australia Pty Ltd - HARLEY DAVIDSON Sportster XL883R and XL1200R 2003 - 2005

recall information

Recall number
Campaign number
Original published date

make and model information

Sportster XL883R and XL1200R
Year range
2003 - 2005
Affected units

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

The brake light may remain illuminated when the front brakes are not applied.

What are the hazards?

If this occurs the traffic behind the vehicle will be unable to identify whether the motorcycle is actually braking. This may lead to an accident causing injury or death to the rider and/or passenger and/or other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of affected motorcycles can contact their nearest Harley-Davidson Australia dealer immediately and arrange an appointment to have the master cylinder rebuilt free of charge.

To find a local dealership, visit

Supplier details
Harley-Davidson Australia Pty Ltd

Who should owners/operators contact for more information?

Contact name
Harley-Davidson Australia Dealer
Contact phone
02 9886 0600
Contact email

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.