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Recalls - 2002 E-TON PN2

What is a recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, generally in cooperation with the vehicle manufacturer, issues recalls when a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment (including tires) does not comply with a Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard or when there is a safety-related defect in the vehicle or equipment. Work dictated by a recall is generally completed at no charge to the vehicle owner, regardless of whether you are the first owner or a subsequent owner. Please contact your service facilities for additional details and to confirm that this recall is relevant to your particular vehicle.

Component Description

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

Recall Number

11V189000

Manufacturer Recall Number

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Number of Vehicles Affected

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured From

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Manufactured To

Not Available (Please See Notes)

Defect Description

E-TON IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 1999-2010 50CC AND 150CC, BEAMER I, BEAMER II, BEAMER III, AND MODEL YEAR 2007-2010 50CC AND 150CC MATRIX MOTORCYCLES. THE ENGINE ON/OFF SWITCH SHOULD BE LOCATED ON THE RIGHT SIDE HANDLEBAR. THE HIGH/LOW BEAM LIGHT SWITCH SHOULD BE LOCATED ON THE LEFT HANDLEBAR. THESE SWITCH LOCATIONS ARE REVERSED ON THE MODELS LISTED ABOVE. THE VEHICLES, THEREFORE, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 213, "MOTORCYCLE CONTROLS AND DISPLAYS."

Defect Consequence

THE RIDER MAY GET CONFUSED WHILE USING THE HANDLEBAR SWITCHES CAUSING THE SCOOTER TO LOSE POWER DURING OPERATION INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Defect Corrective Action

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE SCOOTERS AND REVERSE THE FUNCTION SWITCH LOCATIONS FREE OF CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE ISSUED SHORTLY. OWNERS MAY CONTACT E-TON AT 1-866-224-3318.

Notes

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 HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .


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