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Triumph issues a recall for certain 2011-12 models

February 07, 2013

Vehicle Make - Model - Model Year(s)

  • TRIUMPH DAYTONA 675 2011-2012
  • TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE 2011-2012
  • TRIUMPH THUNDER BIRD 2012
  • TRIUMPH THUNDERBIRD STORM 2012

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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