KTM North America, Inc. is Recalling certain 2015-2016 1290 Super Adventure motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 13, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Wiring Harness could Fray and Brake Line may Melt

Report Receipt Date: NOV 28, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V854000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,812

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
KTM 1190 ADVENTURE 2013 – 2016
KTM 1190 ADVENTURE R 2013 – 2016
KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE 2015 – 2016

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.

SUMMARY: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 1290 Super Adventure motorcycles manufactured December 1, 2014, to March 10, 2016, and 2013-2016 1190 Adventure and Adventure R motorcycles manufactured November 20, 2012, to April 25, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the wiring harness can fray and contact the ABS modulator. If the brake line is electrically conductive, the brake line may overheat and melt.

CONSEQUENCE: If the brake line melts, brake failure may result, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: KTM will notify owners, and dealers will re-position the wiring harness for the electronic control unit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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