KTM is recalling certain 2019 to 2020 790 Adventure models.  The problem stems from a defect with the rear brake system.  KTM says that the affected model’s rear brake hose may overheat causing the rear brake system to fail and potentially cause a crash or injury.  According to the recall, there may be insufficient heat transfer between the hose and the metal fitting that mounts to the rear brake caliper.

Affected units:

MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
KTM 790 ADVENTURE 2019 – 2020
KTM 790 ADVENTURE R 2019 – 2020

A total of 3,164 machines may have this defect.  The repair will requires the installation of a new rear brake line with a longer metal fitting and copper sealing rings.  Dealers will install the new rear brake line free of charge.

790 Adventure R KTM

Certain units of KTM’s popular 790 Adventure models are being recalled. Image credit:  KTM

KTM will notify owners of affected machines by mail.   For further information, owners may contact KTM Customer Service at (888) 327-4326 and should cite KTM recall number TB2011.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4326.  Cite NHTSA Recall number 20V198000 for more information.

Click this link if you’d like to see KTM’s actual Part 573 Safety Recall Report.

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