KTM Recall of certain 1290 Super Duke R motorcycles

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 4, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

KTM Recall – Wiring Harness Damage

An electrical short-circuit could cause the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V122000

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected: 521

KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R 2020

Summary: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2020 1290 Super Duke R motorcycles. The wiring harness located in the rear of the motorcycle may be routed incorrectly, which could result in wiring damage and an electrical short-circuit.

Remedy: KTM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear wiring harness, and repair as necessary. In addition, dealers will modify a piece of the bodywork called the “tail end lower part” to correct the routing of the wiring harness and add wiring protection and cable ties. Repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 5, 2021. KTM’s number for this recall is TB2104.

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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