WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 14, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Opening the main contactor may cause a battery shutdown and loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V242000
Manufacturer: Arcimoto Inc
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 252
|ARCIMOTO||DELIVERATOR||2019 – 2021|
|ARCIMOTO||FUV||2019 – 2021|
|ARCIMOTO||RAPID RESPONDER||2019 – 2021|
|ARCIMOTO||ROADSTER||2019 – 2021|
Summary: Arcimoto Inc. (Arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 FUV, Deliverator, Rapid Responder, Roadster motorcycles. The inverter?s firmware may allow the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (aka “regen”) to exceed the Current Charge Limits and cause the Battery Management System to open the main contractor.
Remedy: Arcimoto will notify owners, and will update the firmware, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 19, 2021. Owners may contact Arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.
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