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KTM Issues Recall Of Various 2017 Models | Latest

KTM Australia has issued a recall of various 2017 enduro and motocross models after discovering certain batches have hand brake cylinders with defective machining.

The models involved in the recall include 250 SX-F, 350 SX-F , 450 XC-F, 150 XC-W, 250 XC-W, 300 XC-W, 250 EXC, 300 EXC Six Days, 300 EXC, 250 EXC-F Six Days, 250 EXC-F, 350 EXC-F Six Days, 350 EXC-F, 450 EXC-F Six Days, 450 EXC-F, 500 EXC-F.

841 individual bikes are reported to be affected. VIN numbers of affected bikes are listed on the Product Safety Australia website.

Product Safety Australia provided the following information:

Certain batches have hand brake cylinders with defective machining. This can lead to early wear of the sealing cup in the hand brake cylinder, thus leading to impaired braking performance.

What are the hazards?

Impaired braking performance poses a potential accident hazard.

What should consumers do?

The vehicle should be inspected by an authorised KTM dealer without delay. Please contact a KTM dealer to arrange a booking and inspection.

Customers will be sent a recall notification letter specific to the information and the urgent requirement to have an authorised dealer check the vehicle.

For the full list of bikes affected, click here – vin-list_3-1