US NHTSA Recalls: KTM Adventure Motorcycles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, posted a total of ninety-seven (97) vehicle, tire, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls this past month.

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Additional information:

Among the ninety-seven (97) recalls the NHTSA announced this past month, comes news of the following:

Logo - KTM North America, Inc.KTM North America, Inc. (“KTM”), a Lorain, Ohio establishment and subsidiary of KTM AG of Mattighofen, Austria, has recalled an estimated 3,707 model year 2019-2020 KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R, and 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Rally Motorcycles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

Recall Category: Service Brakes, Hydraulic – Weak Front Brake Return Spring may reduce braking

NHTSA Safety Notification 21V304000 reports the Front Brake Master Cylinder Piston Return Spring may be too weak to return the Brake Piston to its original position, reducing the functionality of the Front Brake.

According to the NHTSA, a Front Brake with reduced functionality may increase the distance required to stop as well as increasing the risk of a crash, motor vehicle collision (“MVC”) or other impact event with consequential serious injury and/or life-changing results.

==> If you have a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat lacerations, concussions, bone fractures, amputation, central nervous system (“CNS”) damage and/or internal injuries.

Please note that under 49 United States Code § 30112(a), it is illegal for anyone, including a manufacturer, distributor, dealer or retailer to sell an item of equipment or vehicle that fails to comply with all applicable Federal motor vehicle safety standards.

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Authorized KTM dealers will replace the Return Spring, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed May 21, 2021. Owners may contact KTM Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-985-6090 during normal business hours, Monday to Friday, Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) for more information. KTM’s designation for this recall is KTM2106.

==> You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold by KTM North America Inc., please search for “KTM North America” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for vehicles manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the KTM Adventure brand, please search for “Adventure” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fire hazards, please search for “fire” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Bone Fracture hazards, please search for “fracture” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Burn hazards, please search for “burn” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Concussion hazards, please search for “concussion” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Laceration hazards, please search for “laceration” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Central Nervous System (“CNS”) damage, please search for “central nervous system (“CNS”) damage” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V304000
Recalls Direct RIN: 14529-2021
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
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==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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