Update: KTM GASGAS Motorcycle Recall Lawsuit
KTM North America in Dec. 2022 issued a recall for its GASGAS Off-Road Motorcycles over concerns that the motorcycles may have an incorrectly programmed CDI box that can cause engine failure and lead to a collision or another serious accident.
Specifically, the recall affects KTM GASGAS MC 250 closed course competition motorcycles from model year 2022. The bikes were sold in red and white at GASGAS Motorcycle dealers throughout the U.S.
If you purchased a motorcycle that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it immediately and contact KTM, who is reaching out to all known purchasers. As a remedy, the company is offering a free repair service to replace the CDI box.
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What's the Problem?
According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC), this recall affects the following motorcycles:
- 2021 KTM SX-E 5
- 2021 Husqvarna EE-5
"Water can get into the battery causing a short circuit, posing a crash hazard," CPSC said.
The KTM 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. Both models have the letter "M" in the 10th position of the VIN.
The recalled motorcycles were sold at KTM and Husqvarna dealers nationwide from June 2020 through September 2020 for between $5,100 and $5,200.
If you own a motorcycle that is affected by this recall, you should stop using it and contact your local KTM or Husqvarna dealer to schedule a free repair.
This recall began on March 11, 2021.
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Do I Have a KTM Motorcycle Lawsuit?
The Products Liability Litigation Group at Schmidt and Clark, LLP law firm is an experienced team of trial lawyers that focus on the representation of plaintiffs in KTM 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 was injured by a recalled KTM motorcycle, you should contact our law firm immediately. You may be entitled to a settlement by filing a suit and we can help.