GEM eL XD 2017: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS

Make : GEM Model : eL XD Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-05-29 - 2017-03-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V279000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-06-08 Date Received by ODI: 2017-04-26 Date Added to Database: 2017-04-27
Manufacturers Involved: Polaris Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: L-17-01
Component: WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1254
Summary:
      Polaris Industries, Inc. "Polaris" is recalling certain 2016-2017 GEM E2, E4, E6, and ELXD electric vehicles, equipped with steel wheels. The lug nuts on the front wheels may loosen, potentially resulting in a front wheel detaching from the vehicle.
Consequence:
      If a wheel separates from the vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      GEM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lug nuts, and inspect the wheels. The recall began June 8, 2017. Owners may contact GEM Consumer Service Department at 1-855-743-3436. Polaris' number for this recall is L-17-01.
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.