KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 1290 Super Adventure motorcycles manufactured December 1, 2014, to March 10, 2016, and 2013-2016 1190 Adventure and Adventure R motorcycles manufactured November 20, 2012, to April 25, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the wiring harness can fray and contact the ABS modulator. If the brake line is electrically conductive, the brake line may overheat and melt.

CONSEQUENCE:

If the brake line melts, brake failure may result, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY:

KTM will notify owners, and dealers will re-position the wiring harness for the electronic control unit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090.

NOTES:

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

MANUFACTURER RECALL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT PDF: rcak-16v854-6961

SAFETY DEFECT PART 573 NON-COMPLIANCE NOTICE: rclrpt-16v854-9686

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN AND REMEDY INSTRUCTIONS: rcsb-16v854-9362

Report Receipt Date: NOV 28, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V854000
Component(s): SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,812

Vehicle Make Model Year(s)
  • KTM 1190 ADVENTURE 2013-2016
  • KTM 1190 ADVENTURE R 2013-2016
  • KTM 1290 SUPER ADVENTURE 2015-2016

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