Triumph Rocket III Recall Notice

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today announced that Triumph issued a recall on their model year 2008 Rocket III touring ...

Triumph Rocket III TouringThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today announced that Triumph issued a recall on their model year 2008 Rocket III touring motorcycles, due to an incorrectly worded label regarding tire inflation.

Below is the full text of the recall notice...

Make / Models / Years:
TRIUMPH / ROCKET III TOURING / 2008

Manufacturer : TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES AMERICA LTD

Mfr's Report Date : MAR 20, 2008

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 08V145000 N/A

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number Of Units Affected : 356

Summary: TRIUMPH IS RECALLING 356 MY 2008 ROCKET III TOURING MOTORCYCLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 120, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS FOR MOTOR VEHICLES OTHER THAN PASSENGER CARS," AND PART 567, "CERTIFICATION." THE CERTIFICATION LABEL, LOCATED ON THE LEFT FRONT FRAME TUBE, INCLUDES INCORRECT INFORMATION REGARDING TIRE SIZES AND PRESSURES, AS WELL AS AN INCORRECT GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR).

Consequence: AN OWNER MAY UNDER-INFLATE THE FRONT TIRE IF USING THE INCORRECT INFORMATION. UNDER-INFLATION MAY CAUSE A TIRE TO SLIP OR COME OFF THE RIM CAUSING A LOSS OF CONTROL WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.

Remedy: DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW CERTIFICATION LABEL. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT APRIL 4, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TRIUMPH AT 1-678-539-8782.

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