KTM Recall of certain Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen motorcycles

200328 KTM Recall - 2020 Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen (678)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 28, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

KTM Recall: Possible Fuel Leak

A fuel leak can increase the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source, and increase the risk of damage or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V170000

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.

Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,500

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
HUSQVARNA SVARTPILEN 701 2019 – 2020
HUSQVARNA VITPILEN 701 2018 – 2020

Summary: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 2018-2020 Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen motorcycles. Fuel may leak from the fuel level sensor and fuel pump mounting area.

Remedy: The remedy for this recall is still under development. Owners will be notified when the remedy is available and to take their motorcycles to a Husqvarna Motorcycle North America, Inc. (HMNA) dealership for repairs. The recall is expected to begin May 15, 2020. Owners may contact HMNA customer service at 1-888-985-6090. HMNA’s number for this recall is HTB2011.

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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