The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) along with KTM North America Inc, have announced a voluntary recall of KTM Off-Road Motorcycles, because of a seal defect that can cause a fuel leak, posing a fire hazard.
Unless otherwise instructed, consumers should stop using the product immediately and contact the nearest KTM dealer to schedule an appointment for a free repair. .
Approximately 20,000 products are affected by the recall. KTM has received 5,114 consumer reports to date of fuel tanks leaking. CPSC received one report of a minor chemical burn.
Model numbers included in the recall are:
model year 2005 250SX-F; model year 2006 200XC, 200XC-W, 250XC-W, 250SX-F, 250XCF-W, 300XC, 300XC-W, 400EXC-G, 450XC-G, 450EXC-G, and 525EXC-G ; and model year 2007 125SX, 144SX, 250SX, 250SX-F, 450SX-F, 505SX-F, 200XC, 250XC, 300XC, 450XC, 200XCW, 250XCW, 300XCW, 400XCW, 450XCW, 525XCW, 250XC-F, and 250XCF-W.