KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS Recall Closed Course Competition Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard (Recall Alert)

Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time. Consumers should check with recalling firms for further details.

It is important to remember that CPSC and recalling firms urge consumers not to use recalled products.

Recalled 2021 KTM 250 SX motorcycle

Recalled 2021 KTM 250 SX-F motorcycle

Recalled 2021 KTM 350 SX-F motorcycle

Recalled 2021 KTM 450 SMR motorcycle

Recalled 2021 Husqvarna FC 250 motorcycle

Recalled 2021 Husqvarna TC 125 motorcycle

Recalled 2021 GASGAS MC 125 motorcycle

Recalled 2021 GASGAS MC 250F motorcycle

Recalled 2021 GASGAS MC 450F motorcycle

Name of product:

KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS closed course competition motorcycles


The drive chain can break, posing a crash hazard and/or property damage.

Recall date:

March 25, 2021

Recall Details


This recall involves the following model year 2021 KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS off-road closed course/competition motorcycles:  KTM 250 SX, 250 SX-F, 350 SX-F and 450 SMR; Husqvarna TC 125 and FC 250; and GASGAS MC 125, MC 250F and MC 450F.  The KTM motorcycles are orange, black and white with a white KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds.  The Husqvarna motorcycles are white, blue and yellow with the blue Husqvarna logo on both sides of the shrouds.  The GASGAS motorcycles are red with a white GASGAS logo on both sides of the shrouds.

Model year 2021 motorcycles will have the letter M in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN).  The VIN number is located on the right side of the steering head.


Consumers should immediately stop riding the recalled closed course competition motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM, Husqvarna or GASGAS Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair, which involves replacing the drive chain.  KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS Motorcycles are contacting all purchasers directly.


No incidents or injuries have been reported.

Sold At:

KTM, Husqvarna and GASGAS Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from June 2020 through February 2021 for between $6,800 and $11,400.


KTM AG, of Austria


KTM North America Inc., of Amherst, Ohio


KTM North America Inc. and Husqvarna Motorcycles North America Inc., of Murrieta Calif. and GASGAS Motorcycles, of Murrieta Calif.

This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.

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