KTM North America Recalls Enduro Motorcycles Due to Fuel Leak, Fire and Crash Hazard

The fuel hose can develop small holes or cracks at the ends, allowing fuel to leak.

Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Recall date: January 15, 2013
Recall number: 13-094
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    KTM 250 XC-F model year 2013

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Enduro motorcycles

Hazard:

During use, the pre-formed fuel hose can develop small holes or cracks at the ends of the hose, allowing fuel to leak. This poses a fire and crash hazard to the rider and/or others.

Consumer Contact:

KTM North America Inc. 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 Dealer and Service for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 1,300

Description

The recall includes seven 2013 and one 2012 model off-road and closed-course motorcycle. Model numbers included are: 2013 KTM Motorcycles: 250 XC-F, 250 XCF-W, 350 XC-F, 350 XCF-W, 450 XC-F, 450 XC-W, 500 XC-W and MY 2012 KTM 350 XCF-W. The model number is printed on the rear fender on both sides of the motorcycle just below the tail end of the seat. These two-wheeled motorcycles are black and orange. KTM is printed on the front number plate/headlight mask and on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.

Incidents/Injuries

KTM has received 13 reports of fuel leaks. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled KTM motorcycles and contact a KTM authorized dealer to schedule a free repair.

Sold at

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled KTM motorcycles and contact a KTM authorized dealer to schedule a free repair.

Importer

KTM North America, Inc., of Amherst, Ohio           

Manufacturer

KTM-Sportmotorcycle AG, of Mattighofen, Austria

Manufactured in

Austria

  • KTM 250 XC-F model year 2013