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Fisker Karma recall for battery danger

You know Fisker has made it to the big leagues when their car gets a recall. Do you own one of these potential lemon Fiskar Karma electric cars? They certainly look great, but they could be hazardous too.
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
FISKER KARMA 2012
Manufacturer: FISKER AUTOMOTIVE, INC.Mfr's Report Date: DEC 21, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V598000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: BATTERY: PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 239
Summary:
 FISKER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2012 FISKER KARMA PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 1, 2011, THROUGH NOVEMBER 3, 2011. 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.
Remedy:
 FISKER WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE HIGH-VOLTAGE BATTERY WITH A NEW PART
If you own a lemon Fiskar or other lemon electric car or a hybrid lemon, and your dealer isn't helping you, call us on our Toll Free lemon Electric Car Hotline at 1.888.331.6422 for a review case review, or email us right now. Getting people back their money, or a new car, is what we do. Making the factory pay for our time? Well, that just makes it that much better.

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