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

  • Recalled 2022 Husqvarna TE 150i motorcycle
  • Recalled 2022 Husqvarna TE 250i motorcycle
  • Recalled 2022 Husqvarna TE 300i motorcycle
  • Recalled 2022 Husqvarna FE 350 motorcycle
  • Recalled 2022 Husqvarna FE 501 motorcycle
  • Recalled 2021 GASGAS EC 300 motorcycle
  • Recalled 2022 GASGAS EC 250 motorcycle
  • The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head.
Name of Product:
Husqvarna and GASGAS Off-Road closed course competition motorcycles
Hazard:

The retaining “R” clips on the front brake caliper pin can fall out, causing the front brakes to fail, posing a crash hazard to the rider.

Remedy:
Repair
Recall Date:
October 21, 2021
Units:

About 1,840 (In addition, 265 in Canada)

Consumer Contact

KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS Motorcycle toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com/en-us.html or https://www.gasgas.com/en-us.html and click on “Safety Information” located at the bottom of the page or https://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com/en-us/service/safety-information.html or https://www.gasgas.com/en-us/service/safety-information.html.

To determine if your motorcyle is subject to this recall, check your vehicle  identification number “VIN” at: https://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com/en-us/service/Service-and-safety-check.html or click on https://www.gasgas.com/en-us/service/service-and-safety-check.html.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves the following model year 2021 and 2022 Husqvarna and GASGAS off-road closed course/competition motorcycles:  Husqvarna 2022 TE 150i, 2022 TE 250i, 2022 TE 300i, 2022 FE 350, 2022 FE 501; and GASGAS 2021 EC 300 and 2022 EC 250.  The model number sticker for Husqvarna motorcycles is located on its side panels; on GASGAS motorcycles, the sticker is located on the side of the rear fender. The Husqvarna motorcycles are white, blue and yellow with the blue Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds.  The GASGAS motorcycles are red with a white GASGAS logo on both sides of the shrouds.

Model year 2021 motorcycles will have the letter M in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).  The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head. 

Model year 2022 motorcycles will have the letter N in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).  The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head.

 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled closed course competition motorcycles and contact an authorized Husqvarna or GASGAS Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair, which involves inspecting the retaining “R” clips for correct mounting.  Husqvarna and GASGAS Motorcycles are contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

None reported

Sold At

Husqvarna and GASGAS Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from May 2021 through August 2021 for between $9,500 and $11,500. 

 

Manufactured In:
Austria
Importer(s):

KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Recall number:
22-702
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This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years. Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
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