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09-24-2013, 09:32 AM #1
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Oreion Motors LLC is Recalling 2011-2013 Reeper low speed vehicles
RECALL Subject : Ungoverned Speed/Missing Reflectors/Incorrect GVWR
Report Receipt Date: SEP 03, 2013
NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V398000
Component(s): EQUIPMENT , EXTERIOR LIGHTING , VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 526
All Products Associated with this Recall
Vehicle Make Model Model Year(s)
OREION REEPER 2011-2013
Manufacturer: Oreion Motors LLC.
Oreion Motors LLC (Oreion) is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Reeper low speed vehicles.
The affected vehicles may exceed the maximum permitted speed of 25 mph.
Also, the vehicles are not equipped with red reflectors on the rear of the vehicle.
Thus, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 500, "Low Speed Vehicles."
Additionally, the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of the vehicle was incorrectly listed on the certification label which is a violation of Part 567, "Certification.
Ungoverned speed, missing rear reflectors and an incorrect GVWR all increase the risk of a crash.
Oreion Motors will notify owners and mail them reflectors and new certification labels. Dealers will install a revised speed limiter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin beginning at the end of September 2013. Owners may contact Oreion at 1-505-916-1206.
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 Home | Safercar -- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).