KTM, Husqvarna Off-Road Motorcycles Recalled for Defect Posing Increased Crash Risk
More than 3,300 KTM and Husqvarna off-road motorcycles have been recalled for a defect that could cause the rider to crash.
In the affected motorcycles, the front fork pistons can become stuck within the fork leg, causing the driver to lose control.
This recall affects certain model year 2015 KTM brand and Husqvarna brand Enduro motorcycles with 125cc to 300cc, 2-cycle engines and 250cc to 450cc, 4-cycle engines. Model year 2015 motorcycles will have the letter F in the tenth position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is located on the right side of the steering head.
KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2014 to October 2014 for between $6,000 and $11,000.
Owners should immediately stop riding the recalled motorcycles and schedule an appointment with an authorized KTM or Husqvarna dealer for a free service check and repair. KTM is contacting consumers directly.
KTM North America Inc. can be contacted at (888) 985-6090.