Triumph Recall of certain 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black motorcycles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 30, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

TRIUMPH RECALL: Throttle may Stick Open when using Heated Grips

If the throttle sticks open, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V035000

Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

Components: STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,390

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
TRIUMPH BONNEVILLE 2016 – 2017

Summary: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black motorcycles. During use, the heated hand grips may expand and cause the throttle to stick open.

Remedy: Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will install a spacer to prevent the throttle from sticking, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010. Triumph’s number for this recall is SB 546.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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