2021 KTM 300 EXC User Manual
The 2021 KTM 300 EXC is a sign of success in the world of off-road motorcycling. It has a thrilling mix of power and precision. This two-stroke enduro is a masterpiece of KTM’s never-ending quest for engineering greatness. It was made with an unwavering commitment to performance and versatility. The 2021 300 EXC is a great example of the brand’s long history in the world of dirt riding. It was made to handle difficult terrains with ease. This motorbike invites riders to enjoy the thrill of the trail with its powerful 2-stroke engine, high-tech suspension parts, and chassis that works well even in the toughest conditions. The 2021 KTM 300 EXC promises unforgettable adventures for those who want to see the wild beauty of off-road exploring. It combines cutting-edge technology with rugged durability in a way that works well together.
Opening the fuel tank filler cap
Fire hazard Fuel is highly flammable. The fuel in the fuel tank expands when warm and can escape if overfilled.
- Do not fuel the vehicle in the vicinity of open flames or lit cigarettes.
- Switch off the engine for refueling.
- Make sure that no fuel is spilled; particularly not on hot parts of the vehicle.
- If any fuel is spilled, wipe it off immediately.
- Observe the specifications for refueling.
The vehicle must only be used as intended. Dangers can arise for people, property, and the environment through use not as intended. Any use of the vehicle beyond the intended and defined use constitutes misuse. Misuse also includes the use of operating and auxiliary fluids which do not meet the required specification for the respective use.
A number of safety instructions need to be followed to operate the product described safely. Therefore read this instruction and all further instructions included carefully. The safety instructions are highlighted in the text and are referred to in the relevant passages.
Various information and warning labels are attached in prominent locations on the product described. Do not remove any information or warning labels. If they are missing, you or others may not recognize the dangers and may therefore be injured.
Degrees of risk and symbols
Identifies a danger that will immediately and invariably lead to fatal or serious permanent injury if the appropriate measures are not taken.
Identifies a danger that is likely to lead to fatal or serious injury if the appropriate measures are not taken.
Identifies a danger that may lead to minor injuries if the appropriate measures are not taken.
Identifies a danger that will lead to considerable machine and material damage if the appropriate measures are not taken.
Indicates a danger that will lead to environmental damage if the appropriate measures are not taken.
Tampering with the noise control system is prohibited. Federal law prohibits the following acts or the causing thereof:
- The removal or rendering inoperative by any person other than for purposes of servicing, repair, or replacement, of any device or element of design incorporated into any new vehicle for the purpose of noise control prior to its sale or delivery to the ultimate purchaser or while it is in use, or 2 the use of the vehicle after such device or element of the design has been removed or rendered inoperative by any person.
Among those acts presumed to constitute tampering are the acts listed below:
- Removal or puncturing of the main silencers, baffles, header pipes, or any other components which conduct exhaust gases.
- Removal or puncturing of parts of the intake system.
- Lack of proper maintenance.
- Replacing moving parts of the vehicle, or parts of the exhaust system or intake system, with parts other than those specified by the manufacturer.
The danger of accidents A rider who is not fit to ride poses a danger to him or herself and others.
- Do not operate the vehicle if you are not fit to ride due to alcohol, drugs or medication.
- Do not operate the vehicle if you are physically or mentally impaired.
The danger of poisoning Exhaust gases are toxic and inhaling them may result in unconsciousness and death.
- Always make sure there is sufficient ventilation when running the engine.
- Use effective exhaust extraction when starting or running the engine in an enclosed space.
The danger of burns Some vehicle components become very hot when the vehicle is operated.
- Do not touch any parts such as the exhaust system, radiator, engine, shock absorber, or brake system before the vehicle parts have cooled down.
- Let the vehicle parts cool down before you perform any work on the vehicle.
Only operate the vehicle when it is in perfect technical condition, in accordance with its intended use, and in a safe and environmentally compatible manner. The vehicle should only be used by trained persons. An appropriate driver’s license is needed to drive the vehicle on public roads. Have malfunctions that impair safety are promptly eliminated by an authorized KTM workshop. Adhere to the information and warning labels on the vehicle.
Risk of injury Missing or poor protective clothing presents an increased safety risk.
- Wear appropriate protective clothing such as helmets, boots, gloves as well as trousers, and a jacket with protectors on all rides.
- Always wear protective clothing that is in good condition and meets the legal regulations.
- In the interest of your own safety, KTM recommends that you only operate the vehicle while wearing protective clothing.
Unless specified otherwise, the ignition must be turned off during all work (models with the ignition lock, models with remote key) or the engine must be at a standstill (models without ignition lock or remote key). Special tools are necessary for certain tasks. The tools are not a component of the vehicle but can be ordered using the number in parentheses. Example: bearing puller (15112017000) During assembly, use new parts to replace parts that cannot be reused (e.g. self-locking screws and nuts, expansion screws, seals, sealing rings, O-rings, pins, and lock washers). In the case of certain screws, a screw adhesive (e.g. Loctite®) is required. Observe the manufacturer’s instructions. If a thread locker (e.g., Precote®) has already been applied to a new part, do not apply any additional thread locker. After disassembly, clean the parts that are to be reused and check them for damage and wear. Change damaged or worn parts. After completing a repair or service work, check the operating safety of the vehicle.
If you use your motorcycle responsibly, you can ensure that problems and conflicts do not occur. To protect the future of the motorcycle sport, make sure that you use your motorcycle legally, display environmental consciousness, and respect the rights of others. When disposing of used oil, other operating and auxiliary fluids, and used components, comply with the laws and regulations of the respective country. Because motorcycles are not subject to the EU regulations governing the disposal of used vehicles, there are no legal regulations that pertain to the disposal of an end-of-life motorcycle. Your authorized KTM dealer will be glad to advise you.
It is important that you read this Owner’s Manual carefully and completely before making your first trip. The Owner’s manual contains useful information and many tips on how to operate, handle, and service your motorcycle. Only then will you find out how to customize the vehicle ideally for your own use and how you can protect yourself from injury? Keep the Owner’s Manual in an accessible place to enable you to refer to it as needed. If you would like to know more about the vehicle or have questions about the material you read, please contact an authorized KTM dealer. The Owner’s Manual is an important component of the vehicle and must be handed over to the new owner if the vehicle is sold. The Owner’s Manual is also available for download from your authorized KTM dealer and on the KTM website.
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- Fuel supply closed OFF – Fuel cannot flow from the fuel tank to the carburetor.
- Open fuel supply ON – Fuel can flow from the fuel tank to the carburetor. The fuel tank empties down to the reserve level.
- Fuel reserve supply open RES – Fuel can flow from the fuel tank to the carburetor. The fuel tank empties completely.http://www.ktm.com
A: The KTM 300 EXC 2021 is a two-stroke off-road motorcycle designed for enduro and trail riding.
A: The 2021 300 EXC is powered by a 2-stroke single-cylinder engine known for its power and torque in off-road situations.
A: The engine of the 2021 300 EXC has a displacement of around 293 cc.
A: The 2021 300 EXC is designed primarily for enduro and off-road riding, making it suitable for challenging terrains and trails.
A: Yes, many models of the 2021 300 EXC come equipped with an electric starter for convenient starting.
A: The weight of the 2021 300 EXC can vary based on the specific model and features, but it’s generally around 105-110 kg (231-243 lbs) without fuel.
A: The 2021 300 EXC is equipped with high-quality suspension components, typically featuring front and rear adjustable WP XPLOR suspension.
A: Yes, the suspension settings on the 2021 300 EXC can often be adjusted to match your riding style and preferences.
A: Yes, the 2021 300 EXC is a popular choice among enduro riders and can be used for both recreational riding and competition.
A: The fuel tank capacity of the 2021 300 EXC is usually around 9-10 liters (2.4-2.6 gallons).
A: Yes, many models of the 2021 300 EXC come with a kickstarter as a backup option for starting the engine.
A: The street legality of the 2021 300 EXC can vary depending on your region and local regulations. Some versions might be street-legal with the necessary modifications.
A: The 2021 300 EXC typically features a 6-speed transmission, optimized for off-road riding.
A: Many models of the 2021 300 EXC offer multiple power modes to adjust the engine’s power delivery for different riding conditions.