KTM North America Recall of certain Closed Course Competition Motorcycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards
WASHINGTON D.C. – July 28, 2022 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
KTM North America Recall Summary
Name of Product: Closed Course Competition Motorcycles
Hazard: The motorcycle’s connecting rod can break, posing crash and injury hazards.
Recall Date: July 28, 2022
Units: About 3,310
Consumer Contact: KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS Motorcycles toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.ktm.com/en-us.html or https://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com/en-us.html or https://www.gasgas.com/en-us.html and click on “Safety Recall Information” located at the bottom of the page. To determine if your motorcycle is subject to this recall, check your vehicle identification number “VIN”at: https://www.ktm.com/en-us/service/Service-and-safety-check.html or https://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com/en-us/service/Service-and-safety-check.html or https://www.gasgas.com/en-us/service/service-and-safety-check.html.
KTM North America Recall Details
Description: This recall involves KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS closed course competition motorcycles with models KTM 2022 125 SX, 125 XC, 150 SX, Husqvarna TC 125 and GASGAS MC 125. Model numbers are printed on the side panel or rear fender. The KTM motorcycles are orange, black and white with a white KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds. 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.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled closed course competition motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM, Husqvarna or GASGAS Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair, which involves replacing the CDI box. KTM is contacting all known purchasers.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported
Sold At: KTM, GASGAS and Husqvarna Motorcycle dealers nationwide from March 2021 through March 2022 for between $7,200 and $8,100.
Manufacturer(s): KTM AG, of Austria
Importer(s): KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio
Distributor(s): KTM North America Inc., Husqvarna Motorcycles North America Inc., and GASGAS Motorcycles, of Murrieta Calif.
Manufactured In: Austria
Recall number: 22-762
About the U.S. CPSC
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.
Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission