KTM North America Recalls Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Fire Hazard (Recall Alert)

The molded fuel hoses could leak fuel at the radius or the ends of the hose, posing a fire hazard.

Recall date: January 05, 2016
Recall number: 16-719
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  • 2015 KTM SX-F Factory Edition Motocross off-road motorcycles

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    2015 KTM SX-F Factory Edition Motocross off-road motorcycles

  • 2016 KTM SX-F Motocross off-road motorcycles

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    2016 KTM SX-F Motocross off-road motorcycles

Recall Summary

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. 

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Recall Details

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

None 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(s)

KTM North American Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Manufactured in

Austria

  • 2015 KTM SX-F Factory Edition Motocross off-road motorcycles

  • 2016 KTM SX-F Motocross off-road motorcycles