Buell has issued a recall for the 2009 XB12SS motorcycle for problems with front brake line positioning. Please read the details below.
Manufacturer: Harley Davidson Motorcycle Company
Models affected: 2009 XB12SS
NHTSA Campaign Number: 09V347000
Potential Units Affected: 405
Problem: Buell is recalling model year 2009 XB12SS motorcycles. The front brake line may contact the front tire. This contact could cause a hole to develop in the front brake line, allowing brake fluid to leak this condition might cause an ineffective front brake and lead to a crash.
Corrective Action: Dealers will inspect the front brake line and if undamaged, install a guide on the line. If the line is damaged, it will be replaced and re-routed. Either repair will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on or before September 21, 2009. Owners may contact Buell distribution company at 1-414-343-8400.