In rare instances the battery may overheat or spark, which can generate smoke and flames.
Panasonic believes that there is 1 defective battery in every 150,000 units.
Panasonic NKY442B2 batteries supplied with KTM E-Bikes.
What To Do
If you believe you have an affected battery stop using it immediately and remove it from the bike.
Please see http://www.ktm-bikes.at/en/service/recall-panasonic.html for further details and next steps.
Electrical Safety First recommends that anyone who discovers they have an electrical item that has been recalled should stop using it until it has been checked by the manufacturer.
Panasonic NKY442B2 batteries with serial numbers beginning with RA16 and RA17
Please see image for location of this serial number.
|Recall date||07 Aug 2015|