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Recall: Competition off-road motocross motorcycles

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On 2016-01-14, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Competition off-road motocross motorcycles due to a potential crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in March 2015 for about $6800 to $9400.

About 4,000 units are involved in this KTM motorcycle recall. Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported. 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 2016. Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls, involving about 200,000 product units.

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Competition off-road motocross motorcycles
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Company Contact Information:

Phone: 888-985-6090

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What is the problem?

The front wheel spoke assembly can fail, causing the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.

Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves model year 2016 Husqvarna TC and FC and KTM SX and SX-F motocross competition motorcycles with 250cc to 450cc, 4-cycle engines, and 125cc to 250cc, 2-cycle engines. Recalled Husqvarna motorcycles are blue, white and yellow and have the Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shroud covering the fuel tank. The model name and engine size are on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Recalled KTM motorcycles are orange, black and white with the KTM logo on both sides of the shroud covering the fuel tank. The model name and engine size are printed on both sides of the rear fender 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). The VIN is located on the right side of the steering head.

These items were sold new+ at KTM authorized dealers nationwide from March 2015 through October 2015 for between $6,800 and $9,400. Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from March 2015 through October 2015 for between $6,900 and $9,400.

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 KTM/Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair. KTM/Husqvarna Motorcycles is contacting known consumers directly.

These items were sold new+ at KTM authorized dealers nationwide from March 2015 through October 2015 for between $6,800 and $9,400. Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from March 2015 through October 2015 for between $6,900 and $9,400.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

The firm has received two reports of crashes as a result of a wheel spoke failure, including one report of a shoulder injury and three broken ribs.

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+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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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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