2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Recall
KTM has recalled 640 of its 2014 1290 Super Duke R naked motorcycles due to a possible fuel leak.
The effected 2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R motorcycles, which were built July 1, 2013, through April 30, 2014, may leak fuel at threaded inserts located in the rear of the gas tank. KTM reports that a fuel leaks from these threaded inserts near an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.
KTM says will notify owners, and dealers will seal the threaded inserts to prevent future fuel leaks. If the 2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R recall motorcycles shows evidence of an existing fuel leak at the threaded insert, the gas tank will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge.
The 2014 KTM 1290 Super Duke R recall is expected to begin in August 2015. Owners may contact KTM customer service at 1-888-985-6090. KTM’s number for this recall is TB 15XX.
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.