Recall: Closed-course/competition off-road motorcycles
On 2016-11-03, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Closed-course/competition off-road motorcycles due to a potential Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2016 for about $8000 to $11000.
About 1,000 units are involved in this KTM North America, Inc. motorcycles recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 4th recall of products in the Off-Road Motorcycles & Dirt Bikes category in 2016.
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 can malfunction, posing a crash hazard.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2017 KTM brand and Husqvarna motorcycles brand closed-course/competition only motorcycles. Five KTM models are being recalled: 150 XC-W, 250 XC-W, 300 XC-W, 350 SX-F and 450 XC-F. Three Husqvarna models are being recalled: TC 250, TX 300 and FC 350. Recalled KTM motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo and engine size on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Recalled Husqvarna motorcycles are white with blue and yellow markings and the Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size is located on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Model year 2017 motorcycles have a letter "H" in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN), located on the right side of the steering head.
These items were sold new+ at KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2016 to August 2016 for between $8,000 and $11,000.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair.
KTM North America/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.ktm.com/us/service/safety/ or www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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