Triumph Recalls Speed Triple R and S Motorcycles for Possible Electrical Short

A charging system wiring may be rubbing against the ABS modulator bracket.

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Triumph is recalling certain 2016-2017 Speed Triple R (shown here) and S motorcycles for a possible electrical short.Triumph

The following motorcycle recall report is filed with the NHTSA:
Report Receipt Date: November 6, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V700000
Component(s): Electrical System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 541
Manufacturer: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD

THE RECALL: Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD (Triumph) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Speed Triple R and Speed Triple S motorcycles. A wire for the charging system may rub against a bracket for the ABS modulator, potentially resulting in an electrical short.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: An electrical short could cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

THE FIX: Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected wire, rerouting it to avoid contact with the bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2017. Owners may contact Triumph customer service at 1-678-854-2010. Triumph's number for this recall is SB552.

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.