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WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 19, 2014 – (Motor Sports Newswire) -


RECALL Subject : Side Stand Pivot Bolt may Fracture

Report Receipt Date: DEC 02, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V765000
Component(s): STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,180

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make






Model Year(s)

2011 – 2014


Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD


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: 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.

REMEDY: 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.


NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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