Triumph Recall 08V145000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
08V145000 Equipment: Other: Labels Triumph Motorcycles America LTD 03/20/2008 356
Defect Summary
Triumph is recalling 356 model year 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 Summary
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.
Corrective Summary
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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