Update: Husqvarna EE-5 Recalled Over Crash Hazard
KTM is recalling model year 2021 Husqvarna EE-5 and KTM SX-E 5 closed course/competition mini-motorcycles with electric motors over concerns that water can get into the battery causing a short circuit, posing a crash hazard. If you purchased a motorcycle that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it and contact your local Husqvarna or KTM dealer to schedule a free repair. KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles are contacting all known purchasers directly. This recall began on March 11, 2021.
What’s the Problem?
KTM North America, Inc., is recalling certain Husqvarna motorcycles for a potential defect that could result in a fuel leak near an ignition source, increasing the risk of a fire and serious personal injuries.
This recall affects 2019-2020 Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 2018-2020 Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen motorcycles, according to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Fuel may leak from the fuel level sensor and fuel pump mounting area on affected motorcycles, NHTSA said. A fuel leak can increase the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source, and increase the risk of damage or injury.
KTM North America, Inc. will notify owners when a remedy is available. This recall began on May 15, 2020.
Do I Have a Husqvarna Motorcycle Lawsuit?
The Product Liability Litigation Group at our law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in Husqvarna Motorcycle Lawsuits. We are handling individual litigation nationwide and currently accepting new injury and death cases in all 50 states.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a recalled Husqvarna Motorcycle, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.