- Recalled over a potential fuel leak issue
- Affected models to get a replacement fuel tank
- Affects Svartpilen 701 and Vitpilen 701 models
Swedish motorcycle brand, Husqvarna has announced a global recall for the Svartpilen 701 and the Vitpilen 701. The company said in a statement that the fuel may leak from the fuel level sensor and fuel pump mounting area. This may result in a hazardous situation for the rider, and thus the company recommends not to use the motorcycle until the issue is resolved.
The recall affects Vitpilen 701 models manufactured between 2018 and 2020. It also affects Svartpilen 701 motorcycles that were made in 2019 and 2020.
Husqvarna will replace the fuel tanks on the affected motorcycles with a new unit. The company is contacting the owners of the affected motorcycles. Owners can book an appointment to visit a Husqvarna dealership to have their motorcycle analysed and the fuel tank replaced if required.
The Svartpilen 701 is a scrambler-style motorcycle that features rugged styling and upright ergonomics. The Vitpilen 701 is a café-racer segment product that boasts of a clip-on handlebar to deliver a forward-leaning riding position.