KTM Super Dukes Now Among the Effected by Brembo's Master Cylinder Recall

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KTM joins all the other manufacturers using Brembo’s top-end recalled master cylinders. If you’re a KTM Super Duke owner, you will be contacted and the master cylinder will be replaced free of charge.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – January 25, 2018

KTM Recall: Front Brake Master Cylinder Piston May Crack

If the front brake master cylinder piston fails, the loss of front braking ability can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V033000

Manufacturer: KTM North America, Inc.


Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,361

KTM1290 SUPER DUKE GT2016 – 2018
KTM1290 SUPER DUKE R2015 – 2018

Summary: KTM North America, Inc. (KTM) is recalling certain 2015-2016 1290 Super Duke R ABS, 2016 1290 Super Duke R SE ABS and 1290 Super Duke GT ABS and 2017-2018 Super Duke R and1290 Super Duke GT motorcycles. The piston within the Brembo front brake master cylinder may fail.

Remedy: KTM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the piston with an aluminum one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2018. Owner’s may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090.

Notes: 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 www.safercar.gov.

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