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Husqvarna Recalls Closed-Course/Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard

  • Husqvarna CR125 model
  • Husqvarna WR125 model
  • Husqvarna WR250 model
  • Husqvarna WR300 model
Name of Product:
Husqvarna closed course/competition off-road motorcycles
Hazard:
The motorcycle's throttle cable can malfunction so the rider loses speed control, posing a crash hazard.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
August 13, 2013
Units:
About 260
Consumer Contact

Husqvarna Motorcycles toll-free at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.husqvarna-motorcyclesna.com and click on Support/Aftersales for more information

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves four 2013 models of Husqvarna closed course/competition motorcycles, including CR125, WR125, WR250 and WR300. The Husqvarna two-wheeled off-road motorcycles are white, red and black. The model number is printed on the rear fender on both sides of the motorcycle just below the tail end of the seat. Husqvarna is printed on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Consumers can identify the model year by checking the letter in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN) on the right side of the steering head. The letter D is a 2013 model. 

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Motorcycle shops nationwide from October 2012 through June 2013 for between $6,300 and $7,100.

Importer:

Husqvarna Motorcycles North America LLC, of Corona, Calif.

Importer

Husqvarna Motorcycles North America LLC, of Corona, Calif.

Manufactured In:
Italy
Recall number:
13-263
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