Recall - Triumph Sprint & Tiger 1050

Triumph issued a recall notice on two of its motorcycles, the Sprint ST 1050 and the Tiger 1050, due to undersized washers on its trunks, le...

Triumph Sprint ST 1050 & Triumph Tiger 1050Triumph issued a recall notice on two of its motorcycles, the Sprint ST 1050 and the Tiger 1050, due to undersized washers on its trunks, leading to possible instability. Here is the actual recall notice...

Make / Models / Build Years:
TRIUMPH / SPRINT ST 1050 / 2005-2008
TRIUMPH / TIGER 1050 / 2004-2008

Manufacturer : TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES AMERICA LTD

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 07V562000

Mfr's Report Date : DEC 04, 2007

Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3,698

Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES EQUIPPED WITH AN OPTIONAL ACCESSORY LUGGAGE RACK, UNDERSIZED WASHERS WERE USED WHICH PREVENTS THE SLIDING CARRIAGE FROM MOVING AS INTENDED.

Consequence: REDUCED STABILITY CAN OCCUR IF THE MOTORCYCLE IS RIDDEN WITH THE FITTED ACCESSORY, EXCEEDED MAXIMUM WEIGHT, AND AT SPEEDS FAR IN EXCESS OF THE 80 MPH LIMIT WARNING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE ACCESSORY RACKS FOR LATERAL MOVEMENT. THOSE RACKS NOT DISPLAYING ANY MOVEMENT WILL BE REPAIRED. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRIUMPH AT 1-678-854-2010.

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