KTM North America and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America of Murrieta, Calif., are recalling about 780 KTM 50 SX and Husqvarna TC 50 motorcycles.
The throttle can become stuck in the open position, posing a crash hazard to the rider.
No incidents or injuries reported.
This recall involves model year 2019 KTM 50 SX and Husqvarna TC 50 closed course/competition motorcycles with 50cc 2-cycle engines.
Only model year 2019 motorcycles that have the letter K in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number which is located on the right side of the steering head are included in the recall.
The KTM motorcycles are orange and white with the KTM logo on both sides of the radiator shrouds covering the fuel tank. Printed on both side panels below the rear seat is 50 SX.
The Husqvarna motorcycles are white, blue and yellow with the Husqvarna logo and TC 50 printed on both sides of the radiator shrouds covering the fuel tank.
The motorcycles, manufactured in Austria, were sold at KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from March 2018, December 2018, for about $4,300.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer, respective of their motorcycle brand, to schedule a free repair. KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles are contacting all known purchasers directly.
Consumers may contact KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America toll-free at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday or online at www.ktm.com/us/ or www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com and click on Service Information then select Service Check for more information.