RECALL: KTM 790 Adventure | News
KTM Australia has issued a recall of the KTM 790 Adventure and KTM 790 Adventure R due to a fault with the rear brake line.
If you own a KTM 790 Adventure or KTM 790 Adventure R purchased between 30 April 2019 and 2 April 2020 contact your local KTM dealer.
Due to material nonconformity in the brake line, the rear brake system may fail under extreme conditions. Therefore, KTM is ordering the replacement of the brake line that leads from the rear brake caliper to the ABS modulator.
Customers to whom the affected motorcycles have already been delivered are being personally informed by letter and are asked to immediately contact an authorized 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.
The revision of the rear wheel brake takes approximately 85 minutes and can only be carried out by an authorized KTM dealer. This check / repair described in the campaign is conducted free-of-charge for customers.
See the VIN list of models included in the recall – VIN list_366
Product Safety Australia released the following information on the recall:
What are the defects?
Due to a possible material failure of the rear brake line as a result of overheating , the rear brake system can fail.
What are the hazards?
If the rear brake system fails due to continuous heavy braking there is reduced braking ability or effectiveness. This can increase a risk of an accident to the rider, pillion passenger or other road users.
What should consumers do?
Consumers will be contacted by direct mail notifying them of the recall. Consumers should contact an authorised KTM dealer to arrange an appointment for inspection of their motorcycle, to have replacement parts installed when parts become available.
For further information, consumers can contact KTM Australia on 1800 644 771 or find their nearest authorised dealer using the dealer search option at https://www.ktm.com/au/