KTM Recall of certain 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 13, 2020 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

KTM Recall: Rear Brakes May Fail

If the rear brake system fails, there would be reduced braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash or injury

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V198000

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,164

KTM 790 ADVENTURE 2019 – 2020
KTM 790 ADVENTURE R 2019 – 2020

Summary: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2019-2020 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R motorcycles. The rear brake hose may overheat, causing the rear brake system to fail.

Remedy: KTM will notify owners, and dealers will install a new rear brake line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 1, 2020. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090. KTM’s number for this recall is TB2011.

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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