WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 10, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Vehicle Make – Model – Model Year(s)
- TRIUMPH DAYTONA 675 2011-2012
- TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE 2011-2012
- TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD 2012
- TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD STORM 2012
Report Receipt Date: JAN 29, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V032000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 250
SUMMARY: Triumph Motorcycles (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Daytona 675 and Street Triple motorcycles and 2012 Thunderbird and Thunderbird Storm motorcycles. The wheels were assembled with bearings of an unknown quality.
CONSEQUENCE: Wheel bearings of poor quality could fail unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a motorcycle crash.
REMEDY: Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected bearings free of charge. Owners may contact Triumph at 1-678-854-2010 for more information.
NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.