Quick throttle inputs while the clutch lever is pulled in may cause certain 2016-2018 Thruxton and Thruxton R motorcycles to unintentionally stall. Triumph is happy to remedy the problem for affected motorcycles, free of charge.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 7, 2018
An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V084000
Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD
Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,824
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Summary: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Thruxton and Thruxton R motorcycles. The engine may stall if the throttle is open or closed quickly while the clutch lever is pulled in.
Remedy: Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine management software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010. Triumph’s number for this recall is 33.
Notes: 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.safercar.gov.