ATVs Recalled By KTM
North America Due to Brake Failure
KTM 425XC and 525XC
The following product safety recall was
voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation
with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the
product immediately unless otherwise instructed.
Product Involved: All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)
Units: About 2,700
Distributor: KTM North America Inc., of
Hazard: The rear brake caliper support can
crack and the front brake operation can
experience a loss of pressure, posing a risk of
the rider losing braking and steering control
and suffering injuries or death.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The model name and KTM™ logo are
located on the side of the recalled ATVs. The
following models are included in this recall:
Sold by: KTM dealers nationwide from August
2007 through January 2009 for between $9,300 and
Remedy: Consumers should stop using these
vehicles immediately and contact their local KTM
dealer to schedule an appointment for a free
repair. Consumers with the recalled ATVs have
been directly contacted regarding this recall.
Consumer Contact: For additional information,
contact KTM toll-free at (888) 985-6090 between
8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or
visit the firm’s Web site at