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2015 KTM and Husqvarna motorcycles recalled for faulty front fork legs

Posted on February 19, 2015 2:27 pm under Automotive Defects

KTM North America issued a voluntary safety recall of its 2015 KTM brand and Husqvarna brand Enduro motorcycles after learning about a defective fork structure that could cause crashes, a report by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission stated on February 12.

According to the report, the pistons of the front fork leg could get stuck within the fork leg, possibly causing injurious or even fatal crashes. The affected motorcycles have 125cc to 300cc. 2-cycle engines and 250cc to 450cc 4-cycle engines. About 2,864 KTM brand and 457 Husqvarna brand are affected by the recall. 2015 model motorcycles have F in the 10th position of their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

Affected consumers should contact the company for a free repair.

Defective motorcycles pose great harm not only to the consumers but also to those sharing the road with them. If you have been a victim of a defective motorcycle in Wisconsin, consult with an attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® to learn about the legal steps that you can take against the manufacturer involved.