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Lithium Ion Batteries used in Torqeedo Travel and Ultralight Outboard Engines recalled due to fire hazard

**** Recall via Health Canada

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Lithium Ion Batteries used in Torqeedo Travel and Ultralight Outboard Engines recalled due to fire hazard

Common name: Lithium ion batteries used in certain Torqeedo Travel and Ultralight outboard engines
Product description: This recall involves lithium ion batteries used in two Torqeedo Travel and Ultralight outboard engines used to power recreational or sports boats. The affected engines can be identified by the following model names, model numbers and battery serial number range:

Recalled Products:
Engine Model Model Number Battery Serial Number Range starting with
Travel 503/1003 1001… to 1752…
Ultralight 403 1117… to 1862…

Hazard identified: The lithium ion batteries used in the affected outboard engines may not be water tight, posing a fire hazard when being submerged in water.

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled lithium ion batteries and register their Torqeedo battery by visiting the website in English or in French to initiate the process for a repair or replacement of the battery.

For more information, consumers may contact Torqeedo Inc. by email or by calling 815-261-1277 Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Central Time.

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