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April Powersports Recalls

Several models were recalled during the month of April for safety hazards.

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Several models were recalled during the month of April for safety hazards.

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Arctic Cat, recall number: 19-740

Arctic Cat has received 70 reports of melting plastic around the exhaust outlet area and four reports of the plastic catching fire. This recall involves all model year 2018 and 2019 Arctic Cat snowmobile models M8000, XF8000, ZR8000 and Norseman X8000 and affects about 9,000 units. Arctic Cat is contacting all known purchasers directly to notify them of the recall and to schedule a repair.

KTM and Husqvarna, recall number: 19-735

Some KTM and Husqvarna motorcycles can pose a crash hazard to the rider if the throttle becomes stuck in the open position. This recall involves model year 2019 KTM 50 SX and Husqvarna TC 50 closed course/competition motorcycles with 50cc 2-cycle engines and affects about 780 units. KTM and Husqvarna Motorcycles are contacting all known purchasers directly to schedule a repair.

Polaris, recall number: T-18-01 and 18V-195

Polaris Industries, Inc. is recalling certain 2018-2019 Slingshot models. The driver-seat and passenger-seat seat belt and seat back anchoring bracket may have been improperly welded. Additionally, differences in the seat assembly may prevent proper latching of the seat slider, allowing the driver’s seat to move unexpectedly. This recall affects 3,305 units. Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt bracket and seat back welds, and the seat slider latching function. If the weld is missing or incomplete, or if the slider doesn’t latch properly, the seat bases will be replaced.

Triumph, recall number: SRAN563

Triumph Motorcycles America, LTD is recalling certain 2019 Speed Twin motorcycles. Improper routing of the coolant hose may cause it to contact the exhaust header pipe, damaging the hose and resulting in a coolant leak near the rear tire. This affects 726 units. Triumph will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the coolant hose routing, rerouting the hose and replacing it if necessary.

BMW recall number: 15V-738

BMW of North America, LLC is recalling certain 2013-2018 BMW C600 Sport and C650 Sport and 2013-2019 C650 GT scooters. Repeated turning of the handlebars to the left most position may cause the front brake hose to crack and leak over time. This affects 2,707 units. BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake hose, adding an additional protective sleeve that will cover the hose connection fitting.

Indian, recall number: I-18-07

Indian Motorcycle Company is recalling certain 2019 Indian Scout, Scout Bobber and Scout Sixty motorcycles equipped with Anti-Lock Brake Systems. After the manufacturing process, air may remain trapped within the brake system, possibly reducing brake performance. This recall may affect 2,072 units. Indian has notified owners, and dealers will perform a brake fluid bleed of the front and rear ABS to evacuate the air.

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For more information on the recalls, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration or the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

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