KTM Freeride Off-Road Motorcycle Recall [US]


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US/Washington: 6402 - KTMOffRoadMotorcyclesKTM North America recalls approximately 550 KTM Freeride Competition/Closed Course Off-Road Motorcycles due to fire and injury hazards. CPSC: http://ht.ly/XsNPD

Direct link: http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/Recall-Alerts/2016/KTM-North-America-Recalls-Competition-Motorcycles/

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves model year 2015 and 2016 KTM brand Freeride 250R Motorcycles with 250cc and 2-cycle engines.

  • The recalled KTM Freeride Motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size is printed on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat.
    • Model year 2015 KTM Off-Road Motorcycles 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 KTM Off-Road Motorcycles 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.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the CPSC, under extreme riding conditions, fuel can escape from the tank breather assembly. This poses a risk of fire and injury to the rider.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled KTM Off-Road Motorcycles, please do not use them. Instead, kindly contact an authorized KTM dealer to schedule a free repair. KTM is also contacting registered Motorcycles owners directly.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact KTM North America Inc. toll-free at 1-888-985-6091 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.ktmusa.com and click on the Service, then select Safety links for more information.

Please note: Other KTM branded Motorcycles have been recalled for similar reasons. To see all notifications released to this matter, please search for “KTM” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 16-718
Recalls Direct RIN: 6402-2016
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