Zero recalls motorcycles for brake light switch

Publish Date: 
Jul 8, 2012

ZERO MOTORCYCLES is recalling certain 2012 and 2011 motorcycles because the brake light switch at the front brake lever may not activate until significant brake lever travel occurs.

The potential number of units affected is 450. The recall involves the following models:

  • 2011 and 2012 Zero DS
  • 2011 Zero MXD
  • 2011 and 2012 Zero S
  • 2012 Zero X
  • 2011 Zero XD
  • 2011 and 2012 Zero XU

According to the recall notice, the brake light may not activate when a moderate amount of front brake is applied.

Zero will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front brake system brake-light switch for free.

The recall is expected to begin on or about July 16.

Posted by Arlo Redwine