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KTM and Husqvarna recall closed course competition motorcycles

Water can get into the battery causing a short circuit

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KTM North America and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America of Murrieta, Calif., are recalling about 300 KTM SX-E 5 and Husqvarna EE-5 motorcycles.

Water can get into the battery causing a short circuit, posing a crash hazard.

No incidents or injuries have been reported.

This recall involves model year 2021 KTM SX-E 5 and Husqvarna EE-5 closed course/competition mini-motorcycles with an electric motor.

The KTM off-road 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.

The recalled motorcycles have the letter M in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).

The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head.

The motorcycles, manufactured in Austria, were sold at KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2020, through September 2020, for between $5,100 and $5,200.

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 https://www.ktm.com/en-us/service/Service-and-safety-check.html or https://www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com/en-us/service/Service-and-safety-check.html for more information.

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