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Crash Risk: Motocross Competition Off-Road Motorcycles

Posted on September 20, 2016 10:27 am under Automotive Defects

As of September 01, 2016, KTM North America, Inc., of Amherst, Ohio recalled Motocross competition off-road motorcycles due to an increased risk of crashing.

Product description: KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles off-road motorcycles from the year 2016 that have 250cc, 4-cycle engines. The KTM 250 SX-F models are orange and black in color, with the engine size printed twice on the rear fender and below the seat. The KTM 250 SX-F Factory Edition models are orange and blue. Husqvarna FC 250 models are primarily white with blue and yellow details—the logo is printed on either side of the fuel tank shroud.

Stores: Various dealerships across the nation. The products would’ve been sold between October of last year and this March.

Risk: A piece of the crankshaft assembly, the connecting rod, breaks easily and can result in a loss of control while driving.

Owners of this vehicle should stop their use immediately and contact their local KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealership to receive a free repair. No injuries have been reported so far.

If you or someone you know has been injured while using a defective vehicle, you may be eligible to fight for compensation from the responsible parties. Contact an attorney with Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at (414) 271-0900 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your options.