Zero is Recalling certain model year 2012-2013 XU, S, DS and FX motorcycles

WASHINGTON, D.C  – January 12, 2013 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Motorcycle may Quit while Running

Report Receipt Date: DEC 18, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V635000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 667

Vehicle

Model

Model Year(s)

ZERO

ZERO

ZERO

ZERO

DS

FX

S

XU

2012 – 2013

2013

2012 – 2013

2012 – 2013

Manufacturer: Zero Motorcycles Inc.

SUMMARY: Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 XU, S, DS, and model year 2013 FX motorcycles. The affected motorcycles have controller firmware that, as a result of certain system faults, may shut off power to the motor.

CONSEQUENCE: A sudden loss of power to the motor may increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Zero will notify owners, and dealers will update the controller firmware, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-January 2014. Owners may contact Zero at 1-888-786-9376.

NOTES: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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