An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death. The company said the vehicles were submerged under 5 to 8 feet of sea water for several hours.
As jalopnik has exclusively learned, the cars then caught fire and burned to the ground.
Fisker karma new jersey explosion. In october 2012, hurricane sandy caused the ﬂooding of a harbor in newark, new jersey. Production of the fisker karma was suspended in november due to bankruptcy of its battery supplier a systems, with about 2, karmas built since and over cars sold worldwide. Karma has notified owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflators, free of charge.
Fisker automotive (fisker) is recalling certain model year 2012 fisker karma passenger cars manufactured from june 15, 2011, through july 9, 2012. You are free to take the ocean where you please and return it when you please. The recall began march 25, 2019.
Flooding during hurricane sandy started an electrical fire that destroyed 16 fisker karma luxury electric cars awaiting delivery to dealers from a port in new jersey. Last night, about sixteen fisker karma's awaiting delivery from port newark in new jersey caught fire (in a big way) after storm surge from hurricane sandy breached the facility. More than a dozen fisker karma hybrids caught fire and exploded in new jersey port after sandy.
The fisker karma meets or exceeds all safety requirements for markets in north america, europe and the middle east. More than aesthetically arresting, it is capable, dynamic, and technologically advanced. Fisker automotive said on monday that fires in 16 2012 fisker karmas during hurricane sandy were caused by a short circuit in one car that resulted in a fire that was spread to other cars by high.
In october 2012, hurricane sandy caused the flooding of a harbor in newark, new jersey. Given the number of vehicles affected, and the seriousness of the injuries reported. A manufacturing defect in the low temperature cooling fan may result in a direct short.
No, that's not a typo. More than a dozen fisker karma hybrids caught fire and exploded in new jersey port after sandy. What you need to know about takata defective airbags.
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As of 2021, according to the national highway traffic safety administration, there are approximately 67 million vehicles under recall to replace the defective and potentially deadly airbag inflators.