GEM eL XD 2016: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Make : GEM Model : eL XD Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2015-05-29 - 2016-11-18
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V884000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-28 Date Received by ODI: 2016-12-08 Date Added to Database: 2016-12-08
Manufacturers Involved: Polaris Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: L-16-01
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1644
Summary:
      Polaris Industries, Inc. "Polaris" is recalling certain 2016-2017 GEM E2, E4, E6, and ELXD electric vehicles manufactured May 29, 2015, to November 18, 2016. The drive mode switch can send an incorrect signal, causing the vehicle to go in the opposite direction than intended.
Consequence:
      If the operator intends to go forward, but the vehicle reverses instead, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will replace the drive switch, free of charge. The recall began on December 28, 2016. Owners may contact GEM Consumer Service Department at 1-855-743-3436. Polaris' number for this recall is L-16-01.
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 Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.