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Motorcycle Recall - Triumph Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V035000
Component:  Steering
Manufacturer:  Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD
Recall Date: 01/18/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,390
Defect Summary:
Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black motorcycles. During use, the heated hand grips may expand and cause the throttle to stick open.
Consequence Summary:
If the throttle sticks open, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Corrective Summary:
Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will install a spacer to prevent the throttle from sticking, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010. Triumph's number for this recall is SB 546.

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