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Motorcycle Recall - Triumph

NHTSA Campaign ID:  07V562000
Component:  Equipment: Mechanical: Carrier/Rack
Manufacturer:  Triumph Motorcycles America LTD
Recall Date: 12/04/2007
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3698
Defect Summary:
On certain motorcycles equipped with an optional accessory luggage rack, undersized washers were used which prevents the sliding carriage from moving as intended.
Consequence Summary:
Reduced stability can occur if the motorcycle is ridden with the fitted accessory, exceeded maximum weight, and at speeds far in excess of the 80 mph limit warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will inspect the accessory racks for lateral movement. Those racks not displaying any movement will be repaired. The recall is expected to begin during December 2007. Owners may contact Triumph at 1-678-854-2010.

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