It’s hardly been six months since the Morgan Super 3 was announced for the U.S. marketplace and already, the intriguing three-wheeler has been deed with its archetypal section recall.
The British institution has revealed that 62 Super 3 models exported to the United States person a pedal container lodging that whitethorn not person been manufactured successful enactment with the engineering drafting specifications. More specifically, it is imaginable that the maestro cylinder mounting could interruption owed to a weld failure. If this is to hap and the maestro cylinder moves erstwhile the brake pedal is depressed, the hydraulic seal wherever the hose fits the maestro cylinder could brake.
Morgan says owners of impacted Super 3 models whitethorn announcement the contented if their brakes hindrance and the pedal does not instrumentality to its close resting position.
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The callback announcement issued done the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) notes that Morgan became alert of the contented successful December past twelvemonth and concluded that the portion manufactured by ADV Brightware Manufacturing Limited successful the UK did not conscionable engineering specifications.
Owners of impacted vehicles volition beryllium notified of the callback by February 23. Updated parts volition beryllium sent to dealers and installed into lawsuit cars escaped of charge. Morgan has added that it volition besides question to retrieve the costs associated with the callback from the supplier.
As a reminder, the Morgan Super 3 is powered by a 1.5-liter naturally-aspirated three-cylinder Ford motor producing 117 hp and 110 lb-ft (150 Nm) of torque portion coupled to a five-speed manual transmission from a Mazda MX-5. While this motor doesn’t battalion each that overmuch punch, the three-wheeler itself weighs conscionable 1,400 lbs (635 kg) adust and tin deed 62 mph (100 km/h) successful 7 seconds.