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Motorcycle Recall - Triumph Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  14V765000
Component:  Structure
Manufacturer:  Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD
Recall Date: 12/02/2014
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,180
Defect Summary:
Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Explorer motorcycles manufactured November 1, 2011, to June 1, 2014. The side stand pivot bolt may fracture.
Consequence Summary:
If the side stand pivot bolt fractures, the motorcycle may fall when parked on the side stand, increasing the risk of injury to someone nearby.
Corrective Summary:
Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will replace the side stand pivot bolt and lock nut, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2014. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010. Triumph's number for this recall is SB518.

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