BENDIX e6 2009: PARKING BRAKE

Make : BENDIX Model : e6 Year : 2009
Build Dates : 2009-12-08 - 2009-12-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 10V080000
Date Owner's Notified: 2010-03-10 Date Received by ODI: 2010-03-04 Date Added to Database: 2010-03-04
Manufacturers Involved: CHRYSLER GROUP GLOBAL ELECTRIC MOTORCARS
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 142
Summary:
      GEM IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2009 NEIGHBORHOOD ELECTRIC VEHICLES. THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY CRIMPED. THIS COULD CAUSE THE PARKING BRAKE CABLE TO SEPARATE FROM THE ACTUATOR HANDLE WHILE APPLIED.
Consequence:
      THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL AWAY ON A HILL CREATING A RISK OF CRASH OR INJURY.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE PARKING BRAKE LEVER ASSEMBLY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GEM AT 866-764-0616.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .