Norton announces a recall for the Commando Mark III due to faulty rear brake linkage.
In the midst of competing with the Triumph Trident T160 for England's supreme machine Norton makes an unexpected stop. It announces a recall for the Commando Mark III due to faulty brake linkage resulting in one minor problem - the ability to stop. An essential with an 850cc motorcycle capable of 115 mph.
The problem originated because they had to change to a left-side gear shifter and a right-side foot brake to comply with United States vehicle regulations, and a rear disc brake.
|Recall Date||AUG 19, 1975|
|Component||SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES|
|Potential Motorcycles Affected||3600 Recall Details|