KTM 690 Smc Recalls
There has been 1 recall on 690 Smc vehicles in recent years. The latest was issued on 2009-04-20 due to a problem with the structure. Approximately 237 vehicles were involved. Since 2009, 690 Smc's have experienced approximately 1 recall(s) . See a list of recalls for your model year below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Also check the list of Additional KTM Models to the right. At times, the manufacturer or the NHTSA may use slightly different model names, or group models together by series.
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Detailed Recall Information for KTM 690 Smc
|2009-04-20||(Published by NHTSA on 2009-04-20)|
|Recall Summary:||KTM IS RECALLING 237 MY 2009 690 DUKE AND SMC MOTORCYCLES. DURING USE, THE FRONT FORKS COULD DEVELOP CRACKS; THIS COULD RESULT IN THE POSSIBILITY OF THE FRONT FORK INNER TUBE SEPARATING FROM THE AXLE CLAMP. THE CAUSE OF THE DEFECT INVOLVES IMPROPER HEAT TREATMENT OF THE FRONT FORK INNER TUBES BY THE MANUFACTURER.|
|Hazard:||SUBSEQUENTLY THIS COULD LEAD TO LOSS OF CONTROL AND A CRASH POSSIBLY WITH INJURY OR DEATH TO THE RIDER OR OTHERS.|
|Remedy:||DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPLACE THE FRONT FORK TUBES FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KTM CUSTOMER RELATIONS AT 440-985-3553.|
|Additional Info:||OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .|
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Sources may include: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and companies involved with this or a related recall.