29 Dec '11, 11pm

Fisker officially recalls 239 Karmas over battery safety issue

has a battery safety issue and then figuring out a way to fix the problem , Fisker and the NHTSA have announced an official recall for 239 Karmas. The official reason for the recall is that: Within the high-voltage battery, certain hose clamps may have been positioned incorrectly during assembly. if positioned incorrectly, the battery compartment cover could interfere with the hose clamps, potentially causing a coolant leak from the cooling hoses. Consequence: If coolant enters the battery compartment, an electrical short could occur possibly resulting in a fire . The recalled vehicles were built between July 1 and November 3 of this year and Fisker will replace the components at no cost to the vehicle owners, starting in January. NHTSA says Karma drivers should call either Fisker or the NHTSA for more information. Phone numbers are available after the jump . Show full PR ...

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