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Motorcycle Recall - Ural Recall

NHTSA Campaign ID:  13V507000
Component:  Wheels
Manufacturer:  Irbit Motorworks of America
Recall Date: 10/17/2013
Potential Number of Units Affected: 273
Defect Summary:
Irbit Motorworks of America, Inc. (Irbit) is recalling certain model year 2012 Ural Gear-up, Patrol, Patrol T, Tourist, and Tourist T motorcycles with sidecars produced June 2, 2012, through October 25, 2012. The aluminum rims manufactured in April 2012 were improperly heat treated which could result in cracked, split or broken rims.
Consequence Summary:
The failure of a rim may result in a wheel lock up, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Irbit will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycles and replace any aluminum rims manufactured in April 2012, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by the end of November 2013. Owners may contact Irbit Motorworks at 1-425-702-8484.

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