KTM Recalls MY16-17 Super Duke GT For Fuel Hose Issue
Austrian powerhouse KTM has issued a recall on 487 of its 2016-17 Super Duke GT units in North America for a potential fire danger. Apparently, one of the pre-formed fuel hoses has a manufacturing defect that can cause it to develop a small hole or even a crack that can leak fuel. Needless to say, this is definitely a safety-related issue — because fire bad, m’kay?
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What To Do
Owners of the affected vehicles can expect to receive a letter from KTM, and dealers are standing by to remove and replace the defective part with a known-good one. Concerned parties should contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090 or the NHTSA (safercar.gov) at 1-888-327-4236 and reference recall No.17V194000. Needless to say, if you even think you may have an affected unit, don’t ride the darned thing until you know for sure — you may be sitting on a pre-heated molotov cocktail.