Recall: Advocate ClickTight Child Seat
On 2015-08-11, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) published a recall regarding Advocate ClickTight Child Seat due to a potential Failure to protect, Crash hazard. This product sold new beginning in 0.
About 200,000 units are involved in this Britax Child Safety, Inc. car seat recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This is the 1st recall of products in the Carseats / Child Seats category in 2015.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 60 similar recalls,
involving about 16 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The affected child seats have a red harness adjuster button that may stick in the down (harness release) position allowing the shoulder harness to loosen. If the harness loosens, the child may not be properly restrained, increasing their risk of injury in the event of a crash.
How can I tell if I own this product?
Britax Child Safety, Inc. (Britax) is recalling certain Advocate ClickTight child seats, model numbers E9LT95Q, E9LT95Z, E9LT95N, and E1A025Q, Boulevard ClickTight child seats, model numbers E9LT86F, E1A135Q, E9LT86G, E9LT85Q, E9LT86A, E9LT86H, E9LT85S, E1A015Q, E1A016A, and E1A016H, and Marathon ClickTight child seats, model numbers E1A116L, E9LT76P, E9LT71Q, E9LT76N, E9LT76B, E9LT75R, E9LT76L, E1A006B, E1A005R and EXA116L, manufactured August 1, 2014, to July 29, 2015.
These items were sold new+ at Online and at various retailers nationwide.
What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
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The NHTSA provides the following remedy information:
Britax will notify registered owners and send them a remedy kit that includes a lubricant to apply to the harness adjuster button, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 17, 2015. Owners may contact Britax customer service at 1-888-427-4829, option 3 or by visiting www.BritaxClickTightConvertibleRecall.com.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the NHTSA recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at NHTSA.gov.
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