KTM North America Recalls Closed-Course/Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard

consumers may contact an authorized KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair.

KTM North America Recalls Closed-Course/Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard
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November 9, 2016

KTM North America has issued a recall involving approximately 1,200 motorcycles as a result of a malfunctioning front brake master cylinder, which poses a crash hazard.

This recall specifically involves model year 2017 KTM brand and Husqvarna motorcycles brand closed-course/competition only motorcycles. Five KTM models are being recalled: 150 XC-W, 250 XC-W, 300 XC-W, 350 SX-F and 450 XC-F. Three Husqvarna models are being recalled: TC 250, TX 300 and FC 350.

Recalled KTM motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo and engine size on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Recalled Husqvarna motorcycles are white with blue and yellow markings and the Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size is located on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Model year 2017 motorcycles have a letter H in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN), located on the right side of the steering head.

The recalled products were sold at KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2016 to August 2016 for between $8,000 and $11,000.

To date, the company says that no incidents have been reported related to this recall.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair.

Consumers with any additional questions or concerns can contact KTM North America/Husqvarna Motorcycles North America toll-free at (888) 985-6090.