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Motorcycle Recall - Triumph

NHTSA Campaign ID:  10V639000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline: Storage: Tank Assembly: Filler Pipe and Cap
Manufacturer:  Triumph Motorcycles America LTD
Recall Date: 12/14/2010
Potential Number of Units Affected: 216
Defect Summary:
Triumph is recalling certain model year 2010 Sprint ST and GT motorcycles. The plug/dipstick is of an incorrect length. As a result, the accuracy of the dipstick for measuring adequate levels of oil may be compromised and adequate oil levels may not be maintained.
Consequence Summary:
Inadequate oil levels may cause the engine may to seize leading to a loss of control of the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Dealers will replace the engine oil plug/dipstick fitted to the clutch cover. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during December 2010. Owners may contact Triumph Motorcycles at 678-539-8782.

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