KTM Recall of certain 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R, and 790 Adventure R Rally motorcycle

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 10, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –

KTM Recall: Weak Front Brake Return Spring May Reduce Braking

A front brake with reduced functionality may increase the distance required to stop as well as the risk of a crash or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V304000

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.

Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected: 3,707

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
KTM 790 ADVENTURE 2019 – 2020
KTM 790 ADVENTURE R 2019 – 2020
KTM 790 ADVENTURE R RALLY 2020

Summary: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2019-2020 KTM 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R, and 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Rally motorcycles. The front brake master cylinder piston return spring may be too weak to return the brake piston to its original position, reducing the functionality of the front brake.

Remedy: Dealers will replace the return spring, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 21, 2021. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090. KTM’s number for this recall is KTM2106.

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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