Triumph Models Recalled Over Brake Detaching Issue
Triumph Motorcycles Australia has issued a recall for 928 motorcycles over an issue with the front brakes.
The affected vehicles may have experience the front brake pad detaching from the back plate, “resulting in reduced braking performance”, says the official recall notice issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.
“Reduced brake performance may result in a dangerous fall or collision, causing serious injury or death to the rider or other road users,” the notice says.
The affected bikes are:
Tiger 1200 XR
Tiger 1200 XRT
Tiger 1200 XRx
Tiger 1200 XRx (Low Ride Height)
Tiger 1200 XCA
Tiger 1200 XCx
Tiger 1200 – Alpine
Tiger 1200 – Desert
Street Triple RS
Speed Triple S and Speed Triple RS
VINs (vehicle identification numbers) of affected vehicles are listed at the end of this article.
Owners of affected motorcycles will be contacted by mail to arrange a time to bring their motorcycles to a Triumph dealer for the brake pads to be replaced free of charge.