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Electric Motion Systems Rechargeable lithium-poly battery packs for electric bicycles/E+ Flex Kits

Date: 
October 21, 2011
Brand: 
Electric Motion Systems
Sold At: 

Bike shops nationwide and the company’s website, from October 2009 through November 2010. Batteries sold for between $900 and $1,000 and the E+ Flex Kits were sold for between $2,325 and $2,675.

Problem:

The battery can overheat and catch fire.

Product Numbers Recalled: 
About 70
If You Own This Product: 

Consumers should immediately stop using the battery packs and contact Electric Motion Systems, LLC. If you own a flex kit, you will receive a free battery pack installed on a new front wheel for your electric bike. If you purchased just the battery, Electric Motion Systems, LLC will provide you one of several choices including a new, free frame to fit with your existing electric propulsion system.

Consumer Contact: 

For additional information, contact Electric Motion Systems, LLC toll-free at (877) 824-5339 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit their website at www.epluselectricbike.com or e-mail the company at info@epluselectricbike.com. The company is contacting its customers directly

Incidents/Injuries: 

The company is aware of three reports of the battery catching fire. One incident resulted in a consumer receiving minor burns.

Manufactured In: 
China

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