In USA Triumph announces side stand recall for 2022 Tridents

In USA Triumph announces side stand recall for 2022 Tridents

Triumph Motorcycles America issued a safety recall regarding the specific 2022 Triumph Tridents. 

Affected models may be susceptible to a faulty side stand. Which may cause the bike to become unstable and tip over when parked. 

It may happen gradually as the motorcycle leans further and further before finally falling.

VINs

It’s never a fun feeling to lose your trusty motorcycle to a faulty side stand. Triumph Motorcycles America has issued a recall of bikes produced between February 7, 2021, and May 15, 2021. Because of the risk that the side stand can bend, causing your bike to fall over. 

The bikes also fall between SMTL10UL0NTAF8694 and SMTL10UL7NTAT4932 VINs. And a total of 314 units are affected by this fault.

If you own one of these bikes, Triumph will replace your side stand, no questions asked. Dealers will replace the side stand, free of charge. 

To ensure the part gets replaced with a complete, new unit rather than simply repaired.Triumph has been working with dealers to develop a process that allows them to verify the make and model of each affected machine. 

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Recall

If you’re having trouble getting through to your local Triumph cycle dealer. Or are simply looking to check if your bike might be affected by this recall, you can contact Triumph directly. 1-678-854-2010, and Triumph’s number for this recall is SRAN 593. 

Owner notification letters are to be mailed on February 24, 2022

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.nhtsa.gov. 

Though the company says it’s not aware of any issues with affected models. And there have been no reports of accidents or injuries due to the defect. Triumph feels responsible for offering to swap the potentially faulty stands for brand new ones.

The affected bikes could have side stands that bend over time.Eventually depositing your bike on the ground. 

The side stands in question were produced by a third party supplier. And are manufactured with faulty raw materials for a certain period. Triumph has resolved the issue in units not delivered within the specified timeframe.

via NHTSA

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