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Ural issues recall for certain 2012 models

November 19, 2013

Manufacturer: IRBIT MOTORWORKS OF AMERICA

SUMMARY:

Irbit Motorworks of America, Inc. (Irbit) is recalling certain model year 2012 Ural Gear-up, Patrol, Patrol T, Tourist, and Tourist T motorcycles with sidecars produced June 2, 2012, through October 25, 2012. The aluminum rims manufactured in April 2012 were improperly heat treated which could result in cracked, split or broken rims.

CONSEQUENCE:

The failure of a rim may result in a wheel lock up, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

Irbit will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycles and replace any aluminum rims manufactured in April 2012, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of November 2013. Owners may contact Irbit Motorworks at 1-425-702-8484.

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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