WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 11, 2021 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Arcimoto Recall –
A battery shutdown causes an immediate loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V311000
Manufacturer: Arcimoto Inc
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 261
|ARCIMOTO||FUV||2019 – 2021|
|ARCIMOTO||ROADSTER||2020 – 2021|
Summary: Arcimoto Inc (Arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 FUV, 2021 Rapid Responder, 2020 Deliverator, 2020-2021 Roadster. Due to a software error, communication between inverters may time out, possibly resulting in an unexpected battery shutdown.
Remedy: A service technician to reprogram the inverter firmware, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 12, 2021. Owners may contact Arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293. Note: Vehicles previously repaired under Recall 19V834 will need to return for the new remedy.
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