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Motorcycle Recall - KTM Recall

By Walter F. Kern

NHTSA Campaign ID:  17V194000
Component:  Fuel System, Gasoline
Manufacturer:  KTM North America, Inc.
Recall Date: 03/21/2017
Potential Number of Units Affected: 487
Defect Summary:
KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT motorcycles. The preformed fuel hose can develop small holes or cracks, potentially causing a fuel leak.
Consequence Summary:
A fuel leak in the presence of a ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Corrective Summary:
KTM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective fuel hose, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Customers may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090.

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