October 28, 2002
Triumph Has Recalled 2001-2002 Triumph Speed Triple,
Triumph Sprint ST, Triumph Daytona and Triumph Centennial Motorcycles
- Triumph Has Recalled 2001-2002 Triumph Speed Triple, Triumph Sprint
ST, Triumph Daytona and Triumph Centennial Motorcycles because the rear
wheel needle roller bearings can deteriorate and seize.
Number Potentially Involved: 1,557
Dates of Manufacture: March 2001 – March 2002
Defect: On certain motorcycles, the rear wheel needle roller bearings can
deteriorate and seize, causing the rear wheel to lockup. This can cause a
loss of control of the motorcycle.
Remedy: Dealers will replace all rear wheel bearings. The manufacturer has
reported that owner notification began Sept. 19, 2002. Owners should contact
Triumph at 1-678-854-2010.
[NHTSA Recall No. 02V242/Triumph Recall No. 313].
Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list
auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
How many did you hear
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