KTM Recall 09V134000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
09V134000 Structure KTM North America, INC 04/13/2009 237
Defect Summary
KTM is recalling 237 model year 2009 690 Duke and 690 SMC motorcycles. During use, the front forks could develop cracks; this could result in the possibility of the front fork inner tube separating from the axle clamp. The cause of the defect involves improper heat treatment of the front fork inner tubes by the manufacturer.
Consequence Summary
Subsequently this could lead to loss of control and a crash possibly with injury or death to the rider or others.
Corrective Summary
Dealers will inspect and replace the front fork tubes free of charge. The recall is expected to begin during April 2009. Owners may contact KTM customer relations at 440-985-3553.

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