Harley Davidson has issued a recall for many of the 2008 FLH models for a problem with their fuel filters. Please read the details below for specific models.
Manufacturer: Harley Davidson
Model Year: 2008
Models affected: FLHP, FLHPE, FLHR, FLHRC, FLHRSE4, FLHT, FLHTC, FLHTCU, FLHTCUSE3, FLHTP, FLHX, AND FLTR
NHTSA Campaign Number: 08V357000
Potential Units Affected: 47579
Problem: Harley Davidson is recalling 47,579 model year 2008 FLHP, FLHPE, FLHR, FLHRC, FLHRSE4, FLHT, FLHTC, FLHTCU, FLHTCUSE3, FLHTP, FLHX and FLTR motorcycles. These motorcycles may experience a cracking of the fuel filter shell leading to loss of fuel pressure. This loss of fuel pressure can cause diminished performance and, in some cases, may cause an engine stall or a no-start condition. This condition could lead to a crash which could cause injury or death to the rider.
Corrective Action: Dealers will replace the fuel filter shell free of charge. The recall was to begin on or before August 4, 2008. Owners may contact Harley Davidson at 1-414-343-4056.