KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles Recall Closed Course Competition Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

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Recalled 2021 KTM SX-E 5 motorcycle

Recalled 2021 Husqvarna EE-5 motorcycle

Name of product:

KTM SX-E 5 and Husqvarna EE-5 Motorcycles

Hazard:

Water can get into the battery causing a short circuit, posing a crash hazard.

Recall date:

March 11, 2021

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves model year 2021 KTM SX-E 5 and Husqvarna EE-5 closed course/competition mini-motorcycles with an electric motor.  The KTM off-road motorcycles are orange with white and blue with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds.  The Husqvarna motorcycles are white, blue and yellow with the Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds.  The recalled motorcycles have the letter M in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).  The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head. 

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer, respective of their motorcycle brand, to schedule a free repair.  KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles are contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2020 through September 2020 for between $5,100 and $5,200.

Manufacturer(s):

KTM AG, of Austria

Importer(s):

KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Distributor(s):

KTM North America Inc. and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America Inc., of Murrieta, Calif.


This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.