Zero Motorcycles and the Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a voluntary recall notice for all 2009 Zero X and Zero MX electric motorcycles. Apparently, the problem surrounds the bike's throttle assembly, which can reportedly become disconnected or get stuck in the wide-open position. Either way, that can potentially be very dangerous to the rider.

According to the recall notice, some 200 bikes built between December of 2008 and August of are affected, and Zero reports that it has received three notices of unintended acceleration. Thankfully, no serious injuries have so far been reported. Fixing the problem involves replacing the bike's handlebar-mounted digital dashboard, which is expected to take 10 to 15 minutes per bike.

If you happen to own one of the affected motorcycles, you should be receiving a letter explaining the recall. Alternatively, contact your dealership or Zero Motorcycles at 888-786-9376.

[Source: CPSC via Consumer Reports]

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