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Fisker Automotive recalls 2012 Fisker Karma Passenger Cars
FISKER AUTOMOTIVE RECALLS 2012 FISKER KARMA PASSENGER CARS
Vehicle Make / Model: FISKER / KARMA
Model Year(s): 2012
Manufacturer: FISKER AUTOMOTIVE, INC.
Mfr's Report Date: AUG 21, 2012
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 12V413000
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,377
Fisker Automotive (Fisker) is recalling certain model year 2012 Fisker Karma passenger cars manufactured from June 15, 2011, through July 9, 2012. A manufacturing defect in the low temperature cooling fan may result in a direct short.
A direct short may ignite the fan housing, shroud and surrounding components, causing a vehicle fire.
Fisker will notify owners, and dealers will remove the two potentially affected low temperature cooling fans and replace them with one improved low temperature cooling fan, free of charge. The safety recall began on August 24, 2012. Owners may contact Fisker consumer affairs at 1-855-575-7577, option 2, 6am - 7pm (pst) Monday through Friday.
Fisker's recall campaign number is 520120016. 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.
To see this recall on CPSC's web site, including pictures of the recalled product, please go to: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/recalls/results.cfm?rcl_id=12V413&searchtype=quicksearch&summary=true&refurl=email
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