Husqvarna Recalls Closed-Course/Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard
The throttle cable on the motorcycles can malfunction so the rider loses speed control.
Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Recall SummaryName of product:
Husqvarna closed course/competition off-road motorcyclesHazard:
The motorcycle’s throttle cable can malfunction so the rider loses speed control, posing a crash hazard.
Husqvarna Motorcycles toll-free at (888) 985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.husqvarna-motorcyclesna.com and click on Support/Aftersales for more informationReport an Incident Involving this Product
This recall involves four 2013 models of Husqvarna closed course/competition motorcycles, including CR125, WR125, WR250 and WR300. The Husqvarna two-wheeled off-road motorcycles are white, red and black. The model number is printed on the rear fender on both sides of the motorcycle just below the tail end of the seat. Husqvarna is printed on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Consumers can identify the model year by checking the letter in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN) on the right side of the steering head. The letter D is a 2013 model.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled Husqvarna motorcycles and contact an authorized Husqvarna dealer to schedule a free repair.
Motorcycle shops nationwide from October 2012 through June 2013 for between $6,300 and $7,100.
Husqvarna Motorcycles North America LLC, of Corona, Calif.
Husqvarna Motorcycles SRL, of Italy
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Husqvarna CR125 model
Husqvarna WR125 model
Husqvarna WR250 model
Husqvarna WR300 model