January 23, 2001
2000-2001 Triumph Sprint RS, Sprint ST and Tiger Motorcycles
Detroit, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The National Highway
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has published a recall affecting the 2000-2001
Triumph Sprint RS, Sprint ST and Tiger motorcycles. This recall affects models that
were manufactured between November 1999 and June 2000.
On certain motorcycles, a fuel leak could
occur from the fuel level sender located inside the fuel tank. If this condition occurs in
the presence of an ignition source, it could result in a fire.
1,929 motorcycles are affected by this
Dealers will replace the fuel sender.
The manufacturer has reported that owner
notification began Oct. 20, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a
reasonable time should contact Triumph at 1-770-631-9500.
[NHTSA Recall No. 00V312]
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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