Recalls for your 2021 Arcimoto Rapid Responder

Recalls for 2021 Arcimoto Rapid Responder

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DEFECT #1 - SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR


Posted on: 2021-05-05
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The seat belt retractor spool sleeve may be cracked, allowing broken pieces to block the seat belt from retracting.

Consequence
A seat belt that fails to retract increases the risk of injury.

Corrective Action
A service technician will replace the seat belt retractor, free of charge.  Interim owner notification letters were mailed on june 22, 2021.  Owner notification letters were expected to be mailed july 1, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.  

DEFECT #2 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2021 rapid responder, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster.  Due to a software error, communication between inverters may time out, possibly resulting in an unexpected battery shutdown.

Consequence
A battery shutdown causes an immediate loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will reprogram the inverter firmware, free of charge.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.  Note: vehicles previously repaired under recall 19v834 will need to return for the new remedy.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.  

DEFECT #3 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2021 rapid responder, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster.  Due to a software error, communication between inverters may time out, possibly resulting in an unexpected battery shutdown.

Consequence
A battery shutdown causes an immediate loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will reprogram the inverter firmware, free of charge.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.  Note: vehicles previously repaired under recall 19v834 will need to return for the new remedy.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.  

DEFECT #4 - HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2021 rapid responder, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster.  Due to a software error, communication between inverters may time out, possibly resulting in an unexpected battery shutdown.

Consequence
A battery shutdown causes an immediate loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will reprogram the inverter firmware, free of charge.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.  Note: vehicles previously repaired under recall 19v834 will need to return for the new remedy.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.  

DEFECT #5 - HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2021 rapid responder, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster.  Due to a software error, communication between inverters may time out, possibly resulting in an unexpected battery shutdown.

Consequence
A battery shutdown causes an immediate loss of power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will reprogram the inverter firmware, free of charge.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.  Note: vehicles previously repaired under recall 19v834 will need to return for the new remedy.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.  

DEFECT #6 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY:MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/ENERGY CONTROL MODULE (BMS/BECM):SOFTWARE


Posted on: 2021-04-07
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020-2021 deliverator and roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The inverter¿s firmware may allow the vehicle¿s battery to shutdown without warning.

Consequence
Opening the main contactor may cause a battery shutdown and loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will notify owners, and will update the firmware, free of charge.  The recall began april 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #7 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY:MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/ENERGY CONTROL MODULE (BMS/BECM):SOFTWARE


Posted on: 2021-04-07
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020-2021 deliverator and roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The inverter¿s firmware may allow the vehicle¿s battery to shutdown without warning.

Consequence
Opening the main contactor may cause a battery shutdown and loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will notify owners, and will update the firmware, free of charge.  The recall began april 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #8 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY:MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/ENERGY CONTROL MODULE (BMS/BECM):SOFTWARE


Posted on: 2021-04-07
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020-2021 deliverator and roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The inverter¿s firmware may allow the vehicle¿s battery to shutdown without warning.

Consequence
Opening the main contactor may cause a battery shutdown and loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will notify owners, and will update the firmware, free of charge.  The recall began april 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #9 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY:MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/ENERGY CONTROL MODULE (BMS/BECM):SOFTWARE


Posted on: 2021-04-07
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020-2021 deliverator and roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The inverter¿s firmware may allow the vehicle¿s battery to shutdown without warning.

Consequence
Opening the main contactor may cause a battery shutdown and loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will notify owners, and will update the firmware, free of charge.  The recall began april 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #10 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY:MANAGEMENT SYSTEM/ENERGY CONTROL MODULE (BMS/BECM):SOFTWARE


Posted on: 2021-04-07
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020-2021 deliverator and roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The inverter¿s firmware may allow the vehicle¿s battery to shutdown without warning.

Consequence
Opening the main contactor may cause a battery shutdown and loss of motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will notify owners, and will update the firmware, free of charge.  The recall began april 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #11 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #12 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #13 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #14 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #15 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #16 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #17 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #18 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #19 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #20 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #21 - SERVICE BRAKES


Posted on: 2022-03-24
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2020-2022 deliverator, 2019-2022 fuv, 2021-2022 rapid responder, and 2020-2022 roadster motorcycles.  The brake pressure switch may corrode after exposure to salt and chemicals found in de-icers, causing the brake lights to illuminate constantly.

Consequence
Brake lights that remain illuminated can cause confusion to other drivers and increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Owners will be notified by mail and instructed to contact arcimoto to schedule a service appointment to have the brake pressure switch inspected and dielectric grease added to the connection to prevent the brake lights from remaining on.  Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on may 2, 2022.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.  Please be reminded of the following requirements:you are required to submit a draft owner notification letter to this office no less than five days prior to mailing it to the customers.also, copies of all notices, bulletins, dealer notifications, and other communications that relate to this recall, including a copy of the final owner notification letter and any subsequent owner follow-up notification letter(s), are required to be submitted to this office no later than 5 days after they are originally sent (if they are sent to more than one manufacturer, distributor, dealer, or purchaser/owner).please be reminded that under 49 u.s.c.  Â§ 30112(a)(3), it is illegal for a manufacturer, to sell, offer for sale, import, or introduce or deliver into interstate commerce, a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment that contains a safety defect once the manufacturer has notified nhtsa about that safety defect.this prohibition does not apply once the motor vehicle or motor vehicle equipment has been remedied according to the manufacturer's instructions.as stated in part 573.7, submission of the first of eight consecutive quarterly status reports is required within one month after the close of the calendar quarter in which notification to purchasers occurs.therefore, the first quarterly report will be due on, or before, 30 days after the close of the calendar quarter.

DEFECT #22 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #23 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #24 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #25 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #26 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #27 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #28 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #29 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #30 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #31 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #32 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM: CABLES:FASTENER/CONNECTOR


Posted on: 2022-07-15
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2022 fuv, 2020-2022 roadster, deliverator and 2021 rapid responder hybrid electric vehicles.  The high voltage (hv) control board cover may prevent the high voltage connector from latching properly to the plug.

Consequence
An improperly latched harness connector can detach, and result in a sudden loss of power steering and drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will replace the hv control board cover, free of charge.  Owner notification letter were mailed september 14, 2022.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.  

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.  

DEFECT #33 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM: CABLES:FASTENER/CONNECTOR


Posted on: 2022-07-15
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2022 fuv, 2020-2022 roadster, deliverator and 2021 rapid responder hybrid electric vehicles.  The high voltage (hv) control board cover may prevent the high voltage connector from latching properly to the plug.

Consequence
An improperly latched harness connector can detach, and result in a sudden loss of power steering and drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will replace the hv control board cover, free of charge.  Owner notification letter were mailed september 14, 2022.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.  

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.  

DEFECT #34 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM: CABLES:FASTENER/CONNECTOR


Posted on: 2022-07-15
Description
Arcimoto inc.  (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2022 fuv, 2020-2022 roadster, deliverator and 2021 rapid responder hybrid electric vehicles.  The high voltage (hv) control board cover may prevent the high voltage connector from latching properly to the plug.

Consequence
An improperly latched harness connector can detach, and result in a sudden loss of power steering and drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
Arcimoto will replace the hv control board cover, free of charge.  Owner notification letter were mailed september 14, 2022.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.  

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.  

DEFECT #35 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #36 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #37 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #38 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #39 - STEERING:LINKAGES:ARM:IDLER AND ATTACHMENT


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #40 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #41 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #42 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #43 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

DEFECT #44 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:INVERTER


Posted on: 2021-05-04
Description
Arcimoto inc (arcimoto) is recalling certain 2019-2021 fuv, 2020 deliverator, 2020-2021 roadster, and 2021 rapid responder motorcycles.  The steering angle sensor (sas) may have been incorrectly calibrated, causing the sas to fail to or incorrectly detect a fault.

Consequence
The inverters may apply unequal torque after a failure mode is detected, causing over steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Action
A service technician will update the firmware and replace the idler arm, free of charge.  Arcimoto does not intend to send any dealer or distributor notifications, as it has neither dealers nor distributors at this time.  Owner notification letters were mailed may 27, 2021.  Owners may contact arcimoto customer service at 1-541-683-6293.

Notes
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.