Recall News: Triumph Recalls 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 For Sticking Throttle Issue

Heated grips will warm your hands but may cause you to crash!

2017 Triumph Bonneville T120 recall news
Triumph owners, don't let a stuck throttle ruin your day!Photo: Triumph
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: January 18, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V035000
Component(s): Steering
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,390
Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

THE RECALL: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Bonneville T120 and Bonneville T120 Black motorcycles. During use, the heated hand grips may expand and cause the throttle to stick open.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: If the throttle sticks open, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will install a spacer to prevent the throttle from sticking, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 20, 2017. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010. Triumph's number for this recall is SB 546.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: 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 safercar.gov.