Land Rover is Recalling certain 2015 Discovery Sport and 2014-2015 Range Rover Evoque vehicles

26 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 26, 2016  (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Transmission may Unexpectedly Shift to Neutral

Report Receipt Date: AUG 23, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V614000
Component(s): POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22,657

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

LAND ROVER

LAND ROVER

Model

DISCOVERY SPORT

EVOQUE

Model Year(s)

2015

2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC

SUMMARY: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LCC (Land Rover) is recalling certain model year 2015 Discovery Sport manufactured September 17, 2014 through November 3, 2014 and 2014-2015 Range Rover Evoque vehicles manufactured July 15, 2013 through July 1, 2015. In the affected vehicles the transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, and as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral.

CONSEQUENCE: If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there is an increased risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the automatic transmission serial number and if required, will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 14, 2016. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is P091.

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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BMW is Recalling certain 2014-2015 R nine T motorcycles

20 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 20, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject: Rear Turn Signals may be Obscured/FMVSS 108

Report Receipt Date: FEB 24, 2015
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V110000
Component(s): EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,792

Vehicle Make

BMW

Model

R NINE T

Model Year(s)

2014 – 2015

Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC

SUMMARY: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 R nine T motorcycles manufactured November 27, 2013, through January 26, 2015. The design of the rear turn signals may partially obscure the lights from being seen by the driver of a following vehicle. As such, these motorcycles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

CONSEQUENCE: In certain road and traffic conditions, the rear turn signals may be slightly obscured to the driver of a following vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear turn signals with ones that have longer arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 21, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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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Chicago Scooter Company is Recalling certain 2016-2017 go. scooters

19 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 19, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Front Wheel Bearings may Fail

Report Receipt Date: AUG 22, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V607000
Component(s): SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 778

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

CHICAGO SCOOTER COMPANY

Model

GO.

Model Year(s)

2016 – 2017

Manufacturer: Chicago Scooter Company, LLC

SUMMARY: Chicago Scooter Company (Chicago Scooter) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 go. scooters manufactured September 22, 2015, to May 13, 2016. These scooters have front wheel bearings that may fail, adversely affecting handling.

CONSEQUENCE: Front wheel bearing failure may result in a loss of control of the scooter, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Chicago Scooter will notify owners, and dealers will replace the entire front wheel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2016. Owners may contact Chicago Scooter customer service at 1-773-433-1311 or by email at recall@chicagoscootercompany.com.

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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Zero Motorcycles Inc. is Recalling certain 2015 SR, S, DS, and FX motorcycles

19 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 19, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL Subject : Insufficient Power Affecting Safety Features

Report Receipt Date: AUG 22, 2016
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V610000
Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , EXTERIOR LIGHTING , SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 96

All Products Associated with this Recall

Vehicle Make

ZERO

ZERO

ZERO

ZERO

Model

DS

FX

S

SR

Model Year(s)

2015

2015

2015

2015

Manufacturer: Zero Motorcycles Inc.

SUMMARY: Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain model year 2015 SR, S, DS, and FX motorcycles. The affected motorcycles have a DC-DC converter that may have insufficient output power. During high power demand, the anti-lock brake system (ABS) may not function properly.

CONSEQUENCE: If the converter power output is insufficient, during an ABS activated event, the ABS and all vehicle lights would temporarily stop functioning, increasing the risk of a crash.

REMEDY: Zero has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the DC-DC converters, replacing ones of a specific type as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on September 16, 2016. Owners may contact Zero customer service at 1-888-841-8085. Zero’s number for this recall is SV-ZMC-016-356.

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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Polaris Recalls Ranger ROVs Due to Fire Hazard

16 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 16, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Polaris Ranger 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: The heat shield can fall off the vehicle, posing fire and burn hazards to riders.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off Road Safety Recalls” at the bottom of the page for more information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 42,500

Description: This recall involves all model year 2014 Polaris Ranger XP 900, XP 900 EPS, and CREW 900 recreational off-highway vehicles (ROVs). The recalled ROVs were sold in a variety of colors and have either three or six seats and a rear box. “Ranger” is printed on the rear box, and “900” is printed on the hood of the ROVs. All 2014 Ranger 900 models and Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. To check for recalled vehicles by VIN, visit http://www.polaris.com.

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 36 reports of the recalled ROVs overheating and catching on fire, including reports of three minor burns and one sprained wrist.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Polaris is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from April 2013 through June 2014 for between $13,200 and $16,200.

Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured in: U.S. and Mexico

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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Polaris Recalls RZR XP Turbo Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard; Severe Burn Injuries; Includes Previously Recalled RZR Turbo ROVs

2 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 2, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles (ROVs)

Hazard: The vehicles’ engine can overheat and turbo system’s drain tube can loosen, posing a fire hazard.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: Polaris at 800-765-2747 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.polaris.com and click on “Off-Road Safety Recalls” on the main page for more information.

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RECALL DETAILS

Units: About 13,000 (including the 2, 230 vehicles previously recalled on December 2015.)

Description: This recall involves all model year 2016 Polaris RZR XP Turbo and RZR XP 4 Turbo recreational off-highway vehicles. The ROVs were sold in blue, gray, orange and red and have two or four seats and a rear box. “RZR” is printed on the rear box or on the right and left rear fenders and “Turbo” on the hood or on the right and left front fenders. “Polaris” is stamped onto the front grill. All model and Vehicle Identification Numbers (VINs) are included in this recall. To check for recalled vehicles visit http://www.polaris.com.

Incidents/Injuries: Polaris has received 19 reports of the ROVs catching on fire, resulting in six reports of burn injuries. One of the reported fires occurred in Utah’s American Fork Canyon, which led to a young child suffering severe burns and 15 acres of forest land being destroyed.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ROVs and contact Polaris to schedule a free repair. Consumers will receive an extended warranty on each repaired RZR Turbo and a discount towards the purchase of a new vehicle.

Sold at: Polaris dealers nationwide from August 2015 through July 2016 for between $25,000 and $27,500.

Importer(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Distributor(s): Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Manufactured in: U.S. and Mexico

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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KTM North America Recalls Motocross Competition Off-Road Motorcycles Due to Crash Hazard

1 09 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 1, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –

RECALL SUMMARY

Name of product: Motocross competition off-road motorcycles

Hazard: The connecting rod in the crankshaft assembly can fracture, causing the operator to lose control of the motorcycle and crash.

Remedy: Repair

Consumer Contact: KTM North America/Husqvarna Motorcycles North America toll-free at 888-985-6090 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.ktmusa.com or www.husqvarna-motorcycles.com and click on “Service” and then “Safety” for more information.

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RECALL RETAILS

Units: About 920

Description: This recall involves model year 2016 KTM brand and Husqvarna Motorcycles brand motocross off-road motorcycles with 250cc, 4-cycle engines. Recalled KTM 250 SX-F motorcycles are orange and black with the KTM logo on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The engine size is printed on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Recalled KTM 250 SX-F Factory Edition motorcycles are orange and blue with the KTM and the Red Bull logos on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. The number “13” is printed on both sides of the rear fender below the rear of the seat. Recalled Husqvarna FC 250 motorcycles are white with blue and yellow markings. The Husqvarna logo and engine size are on both sides of the shrouds covering the fuel tank. Model year 2016 motorcycles have a letter “G” in the 10th position of the vehicle identification number (VIN), located on the right side of the steering head.

Incidents/Injuries: The firm has received five reports of the rod cracking. No injuries have been reported.

Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled motorcycles and contact an authorized KTM or Husqvarna Motorcycles dealer to schedule a free repair.

Sold at: 2016 KTM Motorcycles were sold at KTM authorized dealers nationwide from October 2015 through March 2016 for between $8,400 and $9,100. 2016 Husqvarna Motorcycles were sold at Husqvarna Motorcycles authorized dealers nationwide from October 2015 through March 2016 for about $8,400.

Importer(s): KTM North America, Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Distributor(s): KTM North America, Inc., of Amherst, Ohio

Manufactured in: Austria

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.

Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.

Source: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

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