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Motorcycle Recall - Triumph Motorcycles Recall

NHTSA Campaign ID:  13V223000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline
Manufacturer:  Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD
Recall Date: 05/28/2013
Potential Number of Units Affected: 513
Defect Summary:
Triumph Motorcycles Ltd, (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Trophy and Trophy SE motorcycles manufactured September 2012 through March 2013. The two layers used in the construction of the fuel tank may have failed to adhere, which may result in a fuel leak.
Consequence Summary:
If the fuel tank leaks, the unexpected fuel loss may lead to an engine stall while riding, increasing the risk of a crash. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may also result in a fire.
Corrective Summary:
Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank. The recall is expected to begin during June 2013. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-888-283-5288.

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