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KTM has recalled KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE 2015 and 2016 models to workshops of authorised KTM dealers in order to check, replace or retrofit the fuel tank.

In the production process of the fuel tank, nonconformities occurred in the rotational moulding process. In the seat area, at the lower fitting insert of the fuel tank fairing, there may be minimal fuel leakage. If fuel leakage can be identified, the fuel tank has to be replaced. If there is no fuel leakage, the affected area can be additionally protected by installing a conversion kit.

Customers affected by the issue are being informed by letter and are asked to immediately contact an authorised KTM dealer to arrange an appointment. In addition, customers can check online in the “Service” area on the KTM website if their motorcycle is affected by the recall.

Authorised dealers will complete an inspection of the fuel tank production information and tank status. This will determine the necessary course of action, including the requirement of corrective measures, based on the campaign technical instructions. Conducting replacement as well as the retrofitting of the fuel tank takes approx 65 minutes and can be carried out by authorised KTM dealers only. This check/repair described in the campaign is conducted free-of-charge for customers.