A recall notice for KTM Model SX-E 5 Motorcycles MY2021 supplied by KTM Australia (KTM Group) as the battery vent valve may be missing on some motorcycles, allowing water intrusion.
KTM Australia (KTM Group) - KTM Model SX-E 5 Motorcycles MY2021
23 May 2021
KTM Model SX-E 5
Electric-powered mini (off-road competition) motorcycle
Model Year 2021
46 affected motorcycles
VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list
What are the defects?
The battery vent valve may be missing on some motorcycles, allowing water intrusion.
What are the hazards?
If the vent valve is not fitted, water could enter the battery and result in a short circuit, affecting the vehicle operation. A short circuit can increase the risk of an accident, causing injury or death to the rider or others.
What should consumers do?
Affected consumers have been contacted by dealerships, advising them of the recall and asking them to contact an authorised KTM dealer to arrange an appointment for inspection of their motorcycle. Affected motorcycles that have not been sold will be inspected and repaired (if needed) before sale.
For further information, consumers can contact KTM Australia on 1800 644 771 or find their nearest authorised dealer using the dealer search option at https://www.ktm.com/au
Traders who sold this product
Authorised KTM Australia dealers
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
- 1 November 2020 - 24 December 2020
Recall advertisements and supporting documentation
Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.