Triumph Explorer Recall, Triump Explorer XC Recall; Overloading Danger
Triumph Explorer Bikes Recalled for Crash Danger
Report Receipt Date:MAY 01, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number:13V180000 Component(s):EQUIPMENT Potential Number of Units Affected:1,186 Manufacturer:Triumph Motorcycles America
Triumph Motorcycles America, Ltd. is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Explorer and Explorer XC motorcycles. The Gross Vehicle Weight Rating data on the certification Label is incorrect. Thus, the motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Part 567, "Certification."
The incorrect label could cause the operator to overload the motorcycle which may result in handling issues and/or tire failure, increasing the risk of a crash.