CPSC: Closed Course Competition Motorcycles
On 2018-03-07, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Closed Course Competition Motorcycles due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in September 2016 for about $10000 to $10500.
About 200 units are involved in this KTM motorcycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Off-Road Motorcycles & Dirt Bikes category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The front brake master cylinder piston can crack, resulting in brake failure, posing a crash hazard to the rider.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2016, 2017 and 2018 Husqvarna closed course/competition motorcycles with 450cc, 4-cycle engines. The motorcycles are white, blue and yellow with the Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size FS 450 is printed on both sides of the side panel below the rear of the seat. Model year 2016 motorcycles will have the letter G in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). Model year 2017 motorcycles will have the letter H in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). Model year 2018 motorcycles will have the letter J in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head.
These items were sold new+ at Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from September 2016 to December 2017 for between $10,000 and $10,500.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair which involves installing a new machined aluminum front brake master cylinder piston. Husqvarna Motorcycles is contacting all purchasers directly.
Husqvarna Motorcycles North America toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at http://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com and click on Service Information, then select Service Check for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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