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05-11-2013, 10:16 AM #1
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Triumph Motorcycles America, Ltd. recalls some 2012-13 Explorer & Exporer XC cycles
RECALL Subject : Incorrect GVWR Data on Label
Report Receipt Date: MAY 01, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V180000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,186
All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Mode lModel Year(s)
TRIUMPH EXPLORER 2012-2013
TRIUMPH EXPLORER XC 2012-2013
Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD
Triumph Motorcycles America, Ltd. is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Explorer and Explorer XC motorcycles. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating data on the certification Label is incorrect. Thus, the motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Part 567, "Certification."
The incorrect label could cause the operator to overload the motorcycle which may result in handling issues and/or tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.
Triumph will notify owners and replace the labels with corrected GVWR data, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Triumph at 1-678-854-2010 for more information.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153)