RECALL: KANDI COCO

27 07 2011

July 27, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) -

Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
     KANDI COCO / KD08E 2008-2010
     KANDI COCO / KD18E 2010
Manufacturer: KANDI USA INC. Mfr’s Report Date: JUL 12, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V354000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 595
Summary:
 KANDI IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2008-2010 KDO8E VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 1, 2007, THROUGH MAY 1, 2011, AND MODEL YEAR 2010 KD18E VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM MARCH 3, 2010, THROUGH MAY 17, 2011. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITHOUT REAR SIDE REFLECTORS; THEREFORE, FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.”
Consequence:
 INAPPROPRIATE, NON-STANDARD LIGHTS AND REFLECTORS COULD REDUCE VISIBILITY OF VEHICLES INCREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE REFLECTORS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JULY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT KANDI AT 1-909-941-4588.
Notes:
 KANDI SAFETY RECALL NO. LA9/ZKD. 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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