Certain Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide models may become difficult to control at speeds of over 100 mph or 160 kph due to overly-sensitive engine control module settings. As a result, the company has announced a voluntary safety recall.
The official document states, “may respond more than expected to road and environmental inputs (examples: road irregularity, wind gust) when operated at speeds exceeding 100 mph.”
“On certain Model Year 2023 Street Glide CVO (FLHXSE) motorcycles, the overall combination of front end mass, stiffness, and inertia does not enable the desired vehicle performance at speeds greater than 100 mph.”
As per the report, around 1,464 units have been affected by this issue. Models that were produced after October 6, 2023 received an updated calibration and are not subject to this recall.
Owners of the affected CVO Street Glide models will be contacted regarding the matter. They should schedule recall service with their local authorized Harley-Davidson dealers to address this issue.
It is being said that The recall kit provided to authorized Harley dealers will include both a ballast and a strap to be used at the front of affected motorcycles, in addition to a new Engine Control Module calibration.
It appears that this recall is currently limited to the USA.