ZERO DS 2014: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Make : ZERO Model : DS Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2014-01-24 - 2014-02-04
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 14V119000
Date Owner's Notified: 2014-04-11 Date Received by ODI: 2014-03-12 Date Added to Database: 2014-03-18
Manufacturers Involved: Zero Motorcycles Inc.
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 94
Summary:
      Zero Motorcycles, Inc. "Zero" is recalling certain model year 2014 Zero SR motorcycles manufactured December 30, 2013, through February 20, 2014, 2014 Zero S motorcycles manufactured December 26, 2013, through February 18, 2014, Zero DS motorcycles manufactured January 24, 2013, through February 4, 2014, and 2014 Zero FX motorcycles manufactured January 14, 2014, through January 27, 2014. Due to a possible manufacturing defect, the motor rotor may contact the stator while riding.
Consequence:
      If the rotor contacts the stator, the motor could seize, locking up the rear wheel which could increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Zero will notify owners, and dealers will test the motor and if it fails testing, replace it, free of charge. The recall began in April 11, 2014. Owners may contact Zero at 1-888-786-9316 "1-888-RUN-ZERO".
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.