Motorcycle - KTM 450 and KTM 505

Recall published
2010-04-19
Brand
Product title
Motorcycle - KTM 450 and KTM 505
Product description
The recall affects 2010 model year motorcycles. Delivery period for affected vehicles from KTM Mattighofen: From 23 November 2009 till 28 February 2010 for 450 SX-F, 450 SX-F Nagl Replica, 450 SMR, From 1 December 2009 till 28 February 2010 for 505 ATV SX. The VINs for the affected motorcycles in Greece are VBKMXN435AM388687 and VBKMXN435AM388691.
Risk
The product poses a risk of injuries because a faulty grinding process used by the supplier during production of the connecting rods can cause micro-fissures which may, under certain load conditions, lead to fracturing of the upper conrod bearing causing the rider to fall.
Measures taken
Batch number / barcode
Model number
450 SX-F
450 SX-F Nagl Replica
450 SMR
505 ATV SX
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Austria
RAPEX Reference
0687/10
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Greece

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