Polaris is Recalling certain 2016-2017 GEM E2, E4, E6, and ELXD electric vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 8, 2017 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

Front Steel Wheel Lug Nuts may Loosen

If a wheel separates from the vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V279000

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries, Inc.

Components: WHEELS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,254

Make Model Model Year(s)
GEM E2 2016 – 2017
GEM E4 2016 – 2017
GEM E6 2016 – 2017
GEM ELXD 2016 – 2017

Summary: Polaris Industries, Inc. (Polaris) is recalling certain 2016-2017 GEM E2, E4, E6, and ELXD electric vehicles, equipped with steel wheels. The lug nuts on the front wheels may loosen, potentially resulting in a front wheel detaching from the vehicle.

Remedy: GEM will notify owners. The manufacturer has not yet finalized a remedy plan, nor provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GEM Consumer Service Department at 1-855-743-3436. Polaris’ number for this recall is L-17-01.

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.

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

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