Recall: Bicycle brakes
On 2017-10-04, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Bicycle brakes due to a potential crash and injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in June 2014 for about $40 to $3500.
About 7,000 units are involved in this Sram bicycle brakes recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 12th recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2017.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 200 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
A rivet in the brake assembly can loosen or disengage, resulting in brake failure, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.
How can I tell if I own this product?
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What should I do if I own this recalled product?
First, stop using the item.
Then, add the item to a free, private Items I Own account. This will enable you to easily access the CPSC and recalling company's remedy instructions as well as track your progress toward getting the item returned or fixed. Click "I Own THIS Item" to continue.
The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled brakes and contact SRAM to receive free replacement brakes and installation instructions.
SRAM at 800-346-2928 from 10a.m. to 7p.m. ET Monday through Thursday, 10a.m. to 6 p.m. ET Fridays or online at www.sram.com and click on the "Recall Notice" tab for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
SRAM has received five reports of loose or detached rivets. No injuries have been reported.
+WeMakeItSafer cautions consumers that recalled items may have been acquired at different locations, prices and times than specified in the CPSC recall announcement. This is especially true for items purchased in online marketplaces, resale shops or yard sales. More information may be available at CPSC.gov.
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