Whenever you purchase a product, whether it is an appliance, food or a motorcycle, you naturally expect that it is safe to use. Sometimes, however, a product will not be safe and someone sustains an injury as a result.
Motorcyclists pay attention.
If you own a KTM or Husaberg motorcycle, you need to stop using this defective product immediately. Reports indicate that during use, the throttle cable can malfunction and result in an uncontrollable throttle – which poses a crash hazard to the rider.
The recall involves approximately 7,000 motorcycles and 13 different models. If you own one of these bikes, contact a KTM or Husaberg authorized dealer to schedule a free repair.
KTM motorcycles are black and orange. Contact the manufacturer to learn which models are being recalled. The model number is located on the rear fender on both sides of the bike below the tail end of the seat. KTM is printed on the front number plate and on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank.
The Husaberg motorcycles are blue, yellow and white. Husaberg 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 “C” is a 2012 model; “D” is a 2013 model.
These motorcycles were sold nationwide from January 2012 to April 2013 for between $5,300 and $8,450.
Whatever product you may have used which resulted in injuries, it is in your best interests to speak with an experienced San Bernardino personal injury attorney. The offices of Welebir | Tierney A Professional Law Corporation can help you find out what legal recourse you may have in recovering financial compensation for the damages you have suffered. Contact our defective product attorneys so that we can evaluate your injury and the specifics of your case.