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.