Fisker Karma Recall Information Recalls and Problems

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Fisker Karma Recall

DETROIT NEWS — 20, 2012

AUGUST 2012 Fisker Automotive Inc. Saturday it is recalling 2,400 hybrid electric Karma cars to replace a cooling fan as the cause of a recent fire.

The is the latest setback for the struggling California automaker. Of those, 1,400 are in customers’ hands, a company spokesman.

The automaker the recall was prompted by the roadside of a $103,000 Fisker Karma on Aug. 10 in Woodside, Calif. said an investigation found the source was a sealed component had an internal fault that it to fail, overheat and start a burning fire.

Fisker is recalling the cooling fan Fisker said the recall is not expected to have a material impact. The repair will dealers less than an to complete, the company said.

is the third recall to impact the since December.

The company a setback when Consumer bought a Fisker and it died after. Fisker issued a for the first 240 Fisker Karma in December to address coolant that could have led to a fire. In March, Fisker’s supplier, A123, agreed to about 600 batteries in Karma at a cost of $55 million after it it found manufacturing flaws

has already notified dealers. will be contacted by retailers, of their receiving formal from the company by mail, to the cooling fan replaced with a that meets the required Fisker will also an additional fuse for added

MORE RECALL INFO:

2012 — Fisker is recalling certain model 2012 Fisker Karma cars manufactured from 15, 2011, through July 9, A manufacturing defect in the low temperature fan may result in a direct short. A short may ignite the fan housing, and surrounding components, causing a fire.

Fisker will owners, and dealers will the two potentially affected low temperature fans and replace them one improved low temperature cooling free charge. The safety is expected to begin on August 27, Owners may contact Fisker affairs at 1-855-575-7577, option 2, 6am 7pm (pst) Monday through

Fisker’s recall campaign is 520120016. Owners may also the National Highway Traffic Administration’s Vehicle Safety at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153), or go to 12V-413

NEWS: Fisker is certain 2012 Fisker passenger cars


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JUNE — Fisker is recalling model year 2012 Karma passenger cars from September 22, 2011, January 20, 2012. Within the battery, certain hose may have been positioned during assembly. If positioned the battery compartment cover interfere with the hose potentially causing a coolant from the cooling hoses.

This recall is an expansion of recall 11v-598. If coolant the battery compartment, an electrical could occur possibly in a fire. All known owners be notified and instructed not to charge or the vehicle. Owners will be to contact an authorized Fisker who will arrange transporting the directly to their repair The repair facility will the high-voltage battery with a new free of charge.

The safety is expected to begin during may Fisker’s recall campaign is 51611001. Owners may also the national highway traffic administration’s vehicle safety at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to 12V-241

MORE RECALL

DETROIT NEWS — 31, 2011

DECEMBER 2011 — is recalling certain model 2012 fisker karma cars manufactured from 1, 2011, through november 3, Within the high-voltage battery, hose clamps may have positioned incorrectly during If positioned incorrectly, the battery cover could interfere the hose clamps, potentially a coolant leak from the hoses. If coolant enters the compartment, an electrical short occur possibly resulting in a

Fisker will notify and dealers will replace the battery with a new part at no to the owner. The safety recall is to begin during january Owners may contact fisker affairs at 1-855-575-7577, option 2, 6am 7pm (pst) monday through Fisker’s recall campaign is 51611001.

Owners may also the national highway traffic administration’s vehicle safety at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to 11V-598

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