KTM North America Recalls Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Fire Hazard
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of product: Competition Off-road Motocross Motorcycles
Hazard: The molded fuel hoses could leak fuel at the radius or the ends of the hose, posing a fire hazard.
Consumer Contact: KTM North America toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.ktmusa.com and click on Service, then the Safety tab for more information.
Units: About 1,800
Description:This recall involves model year 2015 KTM SX-F Factory Edition and 2016 SX-F motocross motorcycles with 250cc to 450cc, 4-cycle engines.
Recalled KTM motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size and "SX-F" are on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat.
Model year 2015 motorcycles will have the letter F in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is located on the right side of the steering head.
Model year 2016 motorcycles will have the letter G in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is located on the right side of the steering head.
Incidents/Injuries: No incidents or injuries have been reported.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM dealer to schedule a free repair. KTM is contacting consumers directly.
Sold at: KTM authorized dealers nationwide from December 2014 through April 2015 for between $9,000 and $10,200 for model year 2015 Motorcycles and from May 2015 through September 2015 for between $8,400 and $9,300 for model year 2016 Motorcycles.
Importer: KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio
Manufactured in: Austria