KTM Recalls 1290 Super Adventure

KTM Recalls 1290 Super Adventure

The KTM 1290 Super Adventure has been recalled over issues with the semi-active rear shock.

KTM has advised that there may be an oil leak at the plug connection, and that the software for the semi-active shock requires updating.

KTM Recalls 1290 Super AdventureOil loss may result in damage to the interior of the shock absorber, posing a potential crash hazard. The recall affects both 2015 and 2016 models sold between the 1st February 2015 and the 4th May 2016.

The recall notice placed through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) advises that the vehicle should be inspected by an authorised KTM dealer without delay.

A list of VIN numbers is also available on the ACCC website.

Customers will also be sent a recall notification letter specific to the information and the urgent requirement to have our dealer check the vehicle.

Owners should contact a KTM dealer to arrange a booking and inspection.

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