An off-road motorcycle manufactured in Austria and sold in the United States by KTM has been recalled. About 20,000 motorcycles are included in the recall. The defective product has a faulty seal that can allow fuel to leak which is a fire hazard.
KTM has received 5,114 reports of leaking fuel tanks. CPSC has received one report of a minor chemical burn due to fuel coming into contact with a consumer’s skin. The dealer said the bikes were sold from November 2004 through April 2007 for between $5,400 and $7,800.
If you own this motorcycle you may contact your local KTM dealer to get the seal repaired for free. You may also call KTM for more information at (888) 985-6090.