See Figure 1. The safety and maintenance labels on your motorcycle indicate compliance to market regulations. Refer to Table 1.
Some labels are available in different languages for destinations outside the United States.
If removed or damaged, replacement labels can be purchased. See a Harley-Davidson dealer for all available labels.
Figure 1. Labels
Table 1. Labels
General warnings
Top of air cleaner cover
WARNING: Motorcycles are different from other vehicles. They operate, steer, handle and brake differently. Unskilled or improper use could result in loss of control, death or serious injury.
  • Take a rider training course.
  • Read Owner's Manual before riding, adding accessories or servicing.
  • Wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing.
  • Never tow a trailer.
For a manual, find nearest dealer at 1-414-343-4056 or
Battery warning
Under seat, behind fuel tank on main harness trough
WARNING: A connected battery can cause a spark or motorcycle startup while servicing. Death or serious injury could occur.
  • Disconnect negative cable before servicing.
  • Keep cable away from terminal while servicing.
Saddlebag loading
Inside front of saddlebag
WARNING: Too much weight in saddlebags can cause loss of control. Death or serious injury could occur.
  • Do not put more than 15 pounds (6.8 kg) in each saddlebag on 2008 & earlier vehicles.
  • Do not put more than 20 pounds (9.1 kg) in each saddlebag on 2009 & later vehicles.
  • Put equal weight in each saddlebag.
  • See Accessories and Cargo section of Owner's Manual
Engine guard notice
On front of engine guard below center mount
This guard may provide limited leg and cosmetic vehicle protection under unique circumstances (fall over while stopped, very low speed slide). It is not made nor intended to provide protection from bodily injury in a collision with another vehicle or any other object.