KTM Motorcycles—690 ENDURO R and 690 SMC R Model Year 2015

Identifying features

Please see attached VIN numbers.

What are the defects?

KTM discovered that the rear ABS brake line of the 690 ENDURO R and 690 SMC R models of model year 2015 have possibly been damaged while mounting the spring band clamps of the engine ventilation tube.

Even without this pre-existing defect, subsequent damage caused by vibrations at the contact point as well as a sudden braking pressure loss, with resultant total failure of the rear brake, cannot be excluded.

What are the hazards?

A sudden braking pressure loss, with resultant total failure of the rear brake, cannot be excluded. As a result the rider / pillion passenger or other road users could be at the risk of injury or worse.

What should consumers do?

The vehicle should not be ridden until inspected by an authorised KTM dealer.
Customers / owners will be informed by letter requesting they attend our authorised KTM dealer where the inspection and required rectification will be conducted Free of Charge.

Traders who sold this product

KTM Australia Authorised Dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 12 November 2014 - 26 March 2015

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
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