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Motorcycle Recall - KTM

NHTSA Campaign ID:  11V300000
Component:  Steering: Wheel and Handle Bar
Manufacturer:  KTM North America, INC
Recall Date: 05/10/2011
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1228
Defect Summary:
KTM is recalling certain model year 2010 and 2011 motorcycles manufactured from November 2009 through November 23, 2010. Due to improper heat treatment, the handlebar clamps can develop cracks, allowing the handlebar to move from its set position.
Consequence Summary:
Unexpected movement of the handlebar may cause the driver to crash, possibly resulting in injury or death to the rider or others.
Corrective Summary:
Authorized KTM dealers will replace the defective clamps free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during June 2011. Owners may contact KTM Customer Service at 1-888-985-6090 for assistance.

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