BENDIX e6 2011: PARKING BRAKE

Make : BENDIX Model : e6 Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2010-01-14 - 2012-11-23
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V003000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-01-29 Date Received by ODI: 2013-01-04 Date Added to Database: 2013-01-04
Manufacturers Involved: Polaris Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: L-13-01, L-13-02
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 4394
Summary:
      Polaris is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Global Electric Motorcars manufactured from January 14, 2010, through November 23, 2012. The parking brake has mechanical components which may wear prematurely and prevent the brake from engaging.
Consequence:
      If the parking brake fails to engage while parking, the driver may not be able to prevent the vehicle from rolling away after exiting the vehicle, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Remedy:
      Polaris will notify owners and dealers will replace the parking brake lever assembly free of charge. The safety recall began on January 29, 2013. Owners may contact Polaris customer service by calling 1-888-704-5290.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Polaris' recall numbers are L-13-01 and L-13-02.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 www.safercar.gov.