Harley-Davidson, Inc. recalled 111,569 motorcycles manufactured from June 6, 2008, through Nov. 19, 2009, because of a threat of gasoline leaking in a frontal collision.

The recall affects some of Harley’s very expensive 2009 and 2010 touring bikes according to theNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

NHTSA noted that the motorcycles’ front fuel tank mounts may distort as a result of a front-end crash, creating the potential for fuel to leak and ignite upon impact.  At this time, the number of reported incidents is unknown.

Under the recall, dealers will install left and right front braces designed to reduce front mount distortion in a crash. The installation will be performed free of charge beginning around Dec. 14. Customers can call Harley-Davidson at 414-343-4056 for more information.  You may also contact the NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236 or visit SafeCar.Gov.

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