May 18, 2022

KTM Australia has issued its eleventh and twelfth recollects to date this 12 months, this time for a spread of GasGas and Husqvarna bikes it imports into the nation.

The problem impacts 1277 GasGas EC 250, EC 300, EC 250F and EC 350F bikes from 2020 – 2021 and 1512 Husky FE (capability – 250 , 350 , 450 , 501) and TE ( capability 150i , 250i , 300i) bikes from 2020-2021.

The most recent official security recall notices, issued by means of the Australian Competitors and Shopper Fee, exchange earlier recollects for a similar brake concern.

“If the present locking cut up pins used for mounting and securing the brake pad holding bracket within the entrance and rear caliper are fitted incorrectly or within the unsuitable route the locking pins can come out and now not safe the brake pad holding bracket,” the notices say.

“This could trigger the brake pad holding bracket to change into indifferent leading to a lack of braking efficiency.

“A discount or loss in breaking efficiency may enhance the chance of an accident inflicting damage or demise to the rider and/or passenger or different street customers.”

Homeowners ought to contact their authorised sellers “ASAP to make an appointment to have the recall carried out freed from cost”.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS ON RECALLS

Though producers and importers normally contact house owners when a recall is issued, the bike might have been offered privately to a rider unknown to the corporate.

Subsequently, Motorcycle Author publishes all motorbike and scooter recollects as a service to all riders.

For those who imagine there’s an endemic drawback together with your bike that ought to be recalled, contact the ACCC on 1300 302 502.

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