KTM Recalls 2016-2017 1290 Super Duke GT for Defective Fuel Hose

Late-model 1290 Super Duke GT motorcycles are on the recall list to replace a defective hose in the fuel system.

2016-2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT motorcycle recall notice
KTM is recalling certain 1290 Super Duke GT motorcycles manufactured in 2016 and 2017 ('16 model shown here) to replace a defective fuel hose that may leak.Photo: KTM
The following report is filed with the NHTSA:

Report Receipt Date: March 21, 2017
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V194000
Component(s): Fuel System
Potential Number of Units Affected: 487
Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.

THE RECALL: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT motorcycles. The preformed fuel hose can develop small holes or cracks, potentially causing a fuel leak.

WHAT COULD HAPPEN: A fuel leak in the presence of a ignition source can increase the risk of a fire and injury.

THE FIX: KTM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the defective fuel hose, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Customers may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090.

MORE RECALL INFORMATION: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to safercar.gov.