Zero Motorcycles recall a variety of 2018 models because the information on the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label may indicate the wrong model year. Zero will contact owners and handle it, free of charge.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 7, 2017
If the affected 2018 motorcycles are ever subject to a recall, the owner may not realize the safety risk because of the misstated model year.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V762000
Manufacturer: Zero Motorcycles Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected: 36
Summary: Zero Motorcycles Inc. (Zero) is recalling certain 2018 S ZF13.0, S ZF7.2, SR ZF14.4, DS ZF13.0, DSR ZF14.4, FX ZF7.2, and FXS ZF7.2 motorcycles. The information on the Vehicle Emission Control Information (VECI) Label may indicate the wrong model year. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”
Remedy: Zero will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect label with a corrected label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017. Owners may contact Zero customer service at 1-888-841-8085. Zero’s number for this recall is SV-ZMC-017-380.
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.