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Motorcycle Recall - Triumph

NHTSA Campaign ID:  09V378000
Component:  Suspension
Manufacturer:  Triumph Motorcycles America LTD
Recall Date: 09/29/2009
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2849
Defect Summary:
Triumph is recalling certain model year 2005 through 2009 Sprint ST 1050 motorcycles manufactured from November 4, 2004 through September 2009. The rear suspension drag link assembly in these motorcycles can fracture due to corrosion.
Consequence Summary:
In the event of a fracture, part of the suspension will drop causing the rear tire mudguard to contact the rear tire, which could cause a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Triumph will notify owners and repair the motorcycles free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during October 2009. Owners may contact Triumph at 1-678-539-8777.

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