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Triumph Recalls Certain 2018 Street Triple Model Motorcycles

Water might get into the left combination switch and cause the lighting and turn signals to malfunction. Affected owners will have their switches replaced, free of charge.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 21, 2018

Triumph Recall: Turn Signal and Headlight Switches may Malfunction

If the turn signal and headlight switches do not function properly, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V302000

Manufacturer Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,242

Make Model Model Year(s)
TRIUMPH STREET TRIPLE 2018

Summary: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2018 Street Triple R, Street Triple R – Low Seat and Street Triple RS motorcycles. Water may get into the left-hand combination switch on the handlebar and cause the turn signal switch and the headlight switch to malfunction.

Remedy: Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will replace the handlebar left-hand combination switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 31, 2018. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010.

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.