Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen Recall: Possible Fuel Leak

Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen Recall: Possible Fuel Leak
2019 Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen

KTM, the owner of Husqvarna, has recalled 1500 of its 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen motorcycles.

KTM says the fuel may leak from the fuel-level sensor and fuel pump mounting area.

Husqvarna 701 Svartpilen and 701 Vitpilen Recall: Possible Fuel Leak
2019 Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen

The following model years are affected:

  • 2019-2020 701 Svartpilen
  • 2018-2020 701 Vitpilen

The remedy for this recall is still under development. Owners will be notified when the remedy is available and to take their motorcycles to a Husqvarna Motorcycle North America, Inc. (HMNA) dealership for repairs.

The recall is expected to begin on May 15, 2020. Owners may contact HMNA customer service at 1-888-985-6090. HMNA’s number for this recall is HTB2011.

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.

The 701 Svartpilen and Vitpilen motorcycles are powered by KTM 690 Duke’s 693cc single-cylinder engine. The motor produces a claimed 75 horsepower at 8500 rpm and 53 ft/lbs of torque at 6750 rpm.