To protect its riding customers and it’s reputation, motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson revealed the company is set to recall some 308,474 motorcycles worldwide due to problems with the rear brake light switch. The Harley-Davidson officials said they decided to recall some of their 2009-2012 Touring and Trike models after discovering that they have problems with the rear brake light switch.
The company explained if these defective rear brake light switch will be exposed to excessive heat it can pose problem to its owner. The motorcycle manufacturing giant said they are taking back 250,000 units in the United States and about 50,000 outside. According to reports, every month the company on average shipped 210,494 motorcycles internationally and 306,000 motorcycles each month from 2000 to 2010.
Due to its latest move, the company is set to lose $10 million to $12 million in the fourth quarter. In November 2009, Harley-Davidson also recalled due to fuel tank mounts.