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

  • KTM 250 XC-F model year 2013
Name of Product:
Enduro motorcycles<strong> </strong>
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.
Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
January 15, 2013
Units:
About 1,300
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.

Recall Details

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.

Remedy:

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

Incidents/Injuries:

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

Sold At:
Authorized KTM dealers nationwide from October 2011 through September 2012 for between $8,500 and $9,600.
Manufactured In:
Austria
Recall number:
13-094
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