Recall: KTM North America KTM Competition/Closed Course Off-Road Motorcycles
On 2015-12-30, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding KTM North America KTM Competition/Closed Course Off-Road Motorcycles due to a potential fire and injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2014 for about $7900 to $8000.
About 600 units are involved in this KTM off-road motorcycle recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 3rd recall of products in the Off-Road Motorcycles & Dirt Bikes category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 30 similar recalls,
involving about 200,000 product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 985-6090
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What is the problem?
Under extreme riding conditions, fuel can escape from the tank breather assembly. This poses a risk of fire and injury to the rider.
How can I tell if I own this product?
This recall involves model year 2015 and 2016 KTM brand motorcycles with 250cc and 2-cycle engines. The recalled KTM motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size is printed on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Model year 2015 motorcycles have the letter F in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is located on the right side of the steering head. Model year 2016 motorcycles 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 Authorized KTM dealers nationwide from August 2014 to December 2014 for about $7,900 for the 2015 model year, from June 2015 to July 2015 for about $8,000 for the 2016 model year.
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 dealer to schedule a free repair. KTM is contacting consumers who purchased the recalled product directly.
KTM North America Inc. toll-free at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.ktmusa.com and click on Service, then select Safety 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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