Zero Recall 12V455000

NHTSA Campaign ID Component Manufacturer Recall Date Units Potentially Affected
12V455000 Equipment: Electrical Zero Motorcycles Inc. 09/13/2012 315
Defect Summary
Zero Motorcycles, Inc. (Zero Motorcycles) is recalling certain model year 2012 S and DS motorcycles. These motorcycles are equipped with a motor encoder position signal that may drift over the extended use of the motorcycle. If the signal drifts outside of the given parameters, the motor controller may shut off, resulting in the motorcycle inadvertently losing power.
Consequence Summary
A loss of power could lead to a crash and potential injury or death of the rider.
Corrective Summary
Zero Motorcycles will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the motorcycle’s motor controller free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin on September 24, 2012. Owners may contact Zero Motorcycles, Inc. at 1-888-786-9376.

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