Recall: KTM, Husaberg Off-Road Motorcycles
On 2011-09-08, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding KTM, Husaberg Off-Road Motorcycles due to a potential fall or crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2010 for about $6200 to $9500.
About 6,000 units are involved in this KTM off-road 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 2011.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 985-6090
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What is the problem?
The motorcycle handlebar clamp can develop cracks during normal use causing the handlebars to move from their set position. This can result in the rider losing control of the vehicle, posing a fall or crash hazard.
Instance(s) of severe injuries have been reported.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves all 2011 KTM and Husaberg off-road/competition motorcycles.
KTM models included in this recall:
|250||XC, XC-W, XCF-W Six Days, SX, SX-F|
|450||XC-W Six Days, SX-F|
|530||XC-W Six Days|
Husaberg models included in this recall:
The affected Husaberg bikes are blue, yellow and white in color with the model name and Husaberg logo located on the right and left shrouds.
These items were sold new+ at Authorized KTM and Husaberg dealers nationwide from April 2010 through May 2011 for between $6,200 and $9,500.
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 authorized KTM and Husaberg dealers to schedule a free repair.
For additional information, consumers should contact authorized KTM or Husaberg dealers. Authorized dealers can be located by going to www.ktm.com or www.husaberg.com. Consumers may also call KTM North America Inc. customer relations at (888)985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday to Friday.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
KTM received a report of one incident in which the consumer was hospitalized from injuries received in a crash after the handlebar clamps cracked and failed to secure the handlebars.
+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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