Recall: Latches for Utility Vehicle Doors
On 2012-02-21, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Latches for Utility Vehicle Doors due to a potential ejection, impact and laceration hazard. This product sold new beginning in January 2011 for about $50.
About 5,000 units are involved in this Pro Armor utility vehicle door latch recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 3rd recall of products in the Hunting & Utility Vehicles, incld ROV category in 2012.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 100 similar recalls,
involving about 2 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (888) 312-7667
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What is the problem?
The latch pin can disengage from the latch allowing the door to open while the vehicle is moving. This can pose a risk of ejection of an unrestrained rider and impact or laceration hazards.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The Pro Armor Slam Latches are black metal door latches sold for use in Polaris RZR, Can-Am Commander and Kawasaki Teryx utility vehicles. The latches were sold separately or purchased as an add-on installed on a door that was bought separately.
These items were sold new+ at Powersports dealers and online nationwide from January 2011 through November 2011 for about $50.
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 vehicles with this latch installed and contact Pro Armor for a free repair kit.
For more information, contact Pro Armor at (888)312-7667 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or via the firm's website at www.proarmor.com. Pro Armor is contacting its customers directly.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Pro Armor has received nine reports of the latch pin disengaging. 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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