Triumph Motorcycles Recalled Due to Crash Hazard

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
Component(s): WHEELS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 250

Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

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.

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