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Panasonic Recalls Electric Bike Batteries Over Fire Risks

Two Batches Of Batteries Recalled Over Manufacturing Errors


KTM Bike Industries and Panasonic have announced the recall of some of its batteries used in KTM E-Bikes after concerns over the way the products were manufactured, which could lead to affected units overheating and combusting.

The company said its NKY442B2 batteries are affected by the manufacturing errors and only batteries with serial numbers starting RA16 and RA17 have been recalled.

Panasonic advised that consumers should remove batteries from their electric bike immediately and exchange it for a new product before using.

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Esther Wilkinson, a solicitor in the product liability team at Irwin Mitchell who investigate defective bike claims, said:

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