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KTM North America Recalls KTM and Husaberg Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard

  • 2013 KTM 85 SX and 85 SXS models
  • 2013 KTM 125 SX, 150 SX and 250 SX models
  • 2013 KTM 150 XC , 250 XC and 300 XC models
  • 2013 KTM 200 XC-W, 250 XC-W and 300 XC-W models
  • 2012 Husaberg TE 250 and TE 300 models
  • 2013 Husaberg TE 250 and TE 300 models
Name of Product:
Competition/Closed Course and<strong> </strong>Enduro Motorcycles
Hazard:
During use, the throttle cable can malfunction and result in an uncontrollable throttle. This poses a crash hazard to the rider.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
May 29, 2013
Units:
About 7,000
Consumer Contact

KTM North America Inc. or Husaberg North America toll-free at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.ktm.com, then click on Dealer & Service and select Service, or at www.husaberg.com, click on Dealers & Service, then select Service, then click on Service & Safety Check for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

The recall includes 13 models of KTM and Husaberg brand competition/closed-course and off-road motorcycles. Eleven 2013 KTM models are being recalled: 85 SX, 85 SXS, 125 SX, 150 SX, 150 XC, 200 XC-W, 250 SX, 250 XC, 250 XC-W, 300 XC and 300 XC-W.  Two 2012 and 2013 Husaberg models are being recalled: TE 250 and TE 300. The model number is printed on the rear fender on both sides of the motorcycles below the tail end of the seat. The KTM motorcycles are black and orange and KTM is printed on the front number plate and on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The Husaberg motorcycles are blue, yellow and white with Husaberg 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 "C" is a 2012 model; "D" is a 2013 model. 

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported.

Sold At

Authorized KTM and Husaberg dealerships nationwide from January 2012 to April 2013 for between $ 5,300 and $ 8,450.

Importer:

KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Importer

KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Manufactured In:
Austria
Recall number:
13-203
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