Triumph is Recalling 3,799 Motorcycles due to a Manufacturing Error

WASHINGTON D.C. – March 29, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Report Receipt Date: MAR 22, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V104000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,799

Vehicle MakeModelModel Year(s)

  • TRIUMPHDAYTONA 675 2012-2013
  • TRIUMPHSPEED TRIPLE 2012-2013
  • TRIUMPHSTREET TRIPLE 2012-2013
  • TRIUMPHTIGER 800 2012-2013

Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

SUMMARY: Triumph Motorcycles (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Daytona 675, Street Triple, Speed Triple, and Tiger 800 motorcycles. Due to a manufacturing error, the turn signal stems on the front and rear of the motorcycle may fracture.

CONSEQUENCE: If the turn signal stems break, the turn signals may not be visible to other vehicles on the road, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

REMEDY: Triumph will notify owners and dealers will replace the turn signal stems, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. 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.

nhtsa-logo

####