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Recall: Gerbings and Harley-Davidson 12-volt Heated Jacket Liners

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On 2013-04-17, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Gerbings and Harley-Davidson 12-volt Heated Jacket Liners due to a potential burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in April 2011 for about $200 to $240.

About 10,000 units are involved in this Gerbings jacket recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.

This was the 3rd recall of products in the Clothing (Adults) category in 2013. Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls, involving about 500,000 product units.

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Gerbings and Harley-Davidson 12-volt Heated Jacket Liners
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Company Contact Information:

Website: www.gerbing.com
Phone: (877) 242-5595

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What is the problem?

A defective wire connector can cause the jacket liner to overheat, posing a burn hazard to consumers.

Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.

How can I tell if I own this product?

This recall involves Gerbings and Harley-Davidson black nylon, 12-volt, heated jacket liners. The jacket liners heat up when plugged into a vehicle, such as a motorcycle or snowmobile. "Gerbing's Heated Clothing" or "Harley Davidson" is printed on the front left chest of the jacket liners. The Gerbing's jacket liners have model number JKLN and PO# 3796 and Harley-Davidson jackets have model number 98324-09VM and GM32873, GM32874, GM34188, GM34189, GM34190 or GM34191. The model number, PO number and "Use only 12 Volts" are printed on a label sewn inside next to the jacket liner's front zipper.  

These items were sold new+ at Harley-Davidson dealerships, Eagle Leather and other sporting goods, retail stores and motorcycle shops nationwide from April 2011 through December 2012 for between $200 and $240. 

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 jacket liners and contact Gerbings, LLC for a free repair or replacement liner.  

Gerbings LLC; toll-free at (877)242-5595 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET Monday through Friday and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET, Harley-Davidson at (800)258-2464 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT Monday through Friday, or online at www.gerbing.com and click on the Recalls & Warnings link for more information.

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Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date

Gerbings has received two reports of the jacket liners overheating, causing minor dime-sized burns to consumers' backs, resulting in blisters.

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+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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Sources may include: Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Health Canada and companies involved with this or a related recall.

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