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KTM North America Recalls 920 Off-Road Motorcycles

Motorcycle Recall Attorney

KTM North America and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America have issued a recall for nearly 1,000 off-road motorcycles due to a potential crash hazard.

About the KTM North America and Husqvarna Motorcycles Recall

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the recall involves motocross competition off-road motorcycles with 250cc. 4-cycle engines.

The crash hazard is caused by the fracturing of the connecting rod in the crankshaft assembly, causing the operator of the motorcycle to lose control and crash. There have been five reports of the connecting rod cracking.

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

According to KTM, customers of affected and already distributed motorcycles are being informed by a personal letter, asking them to immediately contact an authorized KTM dealer to arrange an appointment for replacement.

Description of Recalled KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles

The recall covers approximately 920 motorcycles sold between October 2015 and March 2016.

The recalled motorcycles include three models:

  • Recalled KTM 250 SX-F motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.
  • Recalled KTM 250-SX-F Factory Edition motorcycles are orange and blue with the KTM and the Red Bull logos on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.
    • The number “13” is printed on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat.
  • Recalled Husqvarna FC 250 motorcycles are white with blue and yellow markings. The Husqvarna logo and engine size are on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.
    • Model year 2016 motorcycles have a letter “G” in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN), located on the right side of the steering head.

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