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Motorcycle Recall - Morgan 3 Wheeler Recall

By Walter Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14V384000
Component:  Service Brakes, Hydraulic
Manufacturer:  Morgan 3 Wheeler Limited
Recall Date: 07/01/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 235
Defect Summary:
Morgan 3 Wheeler Limited (Morgan) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 3W motorcycles. The affected motorcycles were manufactured without a lamp to that illuminates only when the brake fluid level is low. As such, these vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 122a, "Motorcycle Brake Systems."
Consequence Summary:
Without a warning to the operator that the motorcycle has low brake fluid and that the brakes may fail as a result, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Morgan will notify owners, and dealers will install warning lamp that warns of low brake fluid, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Morgan's US Agent at 1-505-570-1845.

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