Hazard:
"The throttle on the recalled motorcycles can become stuck in the open position or become disconnected. In the “Easy” or the “0-25” mode, this can unexpectedly lead to full power when turning on the power, resulting in a loss of control and serious injury to the rider."
Remedy:
Repair
Recall date:
October 15, 2009
Units:
About 200

Recall Details

Description:
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This recall involves the model year 2009 Zero X and Zero MX electric motorcycles. The recalled motorcycles are white, with the Zero name and logo printed on the battery.

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Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled motorcycles and contact Zero Motorcycles to schedule a free repair. Registered owners of the affected motorcycles have been mailed a direct notice.

Incidents/Injuries:
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Zero Motorcycles has received three reports of unexpected acceleration, including one report of minor injuries.

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Sold At:

Zero Motorcycles dealers nationwide from December 2008 through August 2009 for between $7,500 and $8,300.

Manufacturer(s):
Zero Motorcycles Inc., of Scotts Valley, Calif.
Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
10-702