Triumph is Recalling 10,366 Street Triple, Street Triple R, and Daytona 675

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 21, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     TRIUMPH / DAYTONA 675 2006-2009
     TRIUMPH / STREET TRIPLE 2006-2009
Manufacturer: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES AMERICA LTD Mfr’s Report Date: SEP 05, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V445000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10,366
Summary:
 Triumph is recalling certain model year 2006-2009 Street Triple, Street Triple R, and Daytona 675 motorcycles. The regulator/rectifier can overheat and prevent the motorcycle from charging. Once the battery is fully discharged, the motorcycle may stall.
Consequence:
 If the motorcycle stalls, there is an increased risk of a crash leading to personal injury.
Remedy:
 Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the regulator/rectifier, free of charge. Triumph has not provided notification schedule. Owners may contact Triumph customer service department at 1-678-854-2010.
Notes:
 Owners may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.

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