WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 21, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
KTM Recall –
An inoperable clutch increases the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V792000
Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.
Components: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,398
|HUSQVARNA||701 ENDURO LR||2020|
|HUSQVARNA||701 SUPERMOTO||2018 – 2020|
|HUSQVARNA||ENDURO||2018 – 2020|
|HUSQVARNA||SVARTPILEN 701||2019 – 2020|
|HUSQVARNA||VITPILEN 701||2018 – 2020|
|KTM||690 DUKE||2018 – 2019|
|KTM||690 ENDURO R||2018 – 2020|
|KTM||690 SMC R||2019 – 2020|
Summary: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2018-2020 690 Enduro R, Vitpilen 701, 701 Enduro, 701 Supermoto, 2019-2020 690 SMC R, Svartpilen, 2018-2019 690 Duke, and 2020 701 Enduro LR motorcycles. The bellow-style gasket on the clutch slave cylinder may have been damaged during manufacturing, which could cause the clutch to become inoperable and not disengage when the clutch lever is pulled in.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect the clutch slave cylinder and replace it if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 3, 2021. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090. KTM’s numbers for this recall are KTB2112 and HTB2110.
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.nhtsa.gov.
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration