WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 25, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
If the front brake master cylinder piston fails, the loss of front braking ability can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V033000
Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,361
|KTM||1290 SUPER DUKE GT||2016 – 2018|
|KTM||1290 SUPER DUKE R||2015 – 2018|
Summary: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2015-2016 1290 Super Duke R ABS, 2016 1290 Super Duke R SE ABS and 1290 Super Duke GT ABS and 2017-2018 Super Duke R and1290 Super Duke GT motorcycles. The piston within the Brembo front brake master cylinder may fail.
Remedy: KTM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the piston with an aluminum one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2018. Owner’s 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