Recall: Trek Kickster
On 2019-07-24, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Trek Kickster due to a potential fall hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2012 for about $170.
About 10,000 units are involved in this Trek trek kickster recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 1st recall of products in the Bikes / Bicycles & Scooters category in 2019.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 20 similar recalls,
involving about 800,000 product units.
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What is the problem?
The steer tube clamp on the bike can break, posing a fall hazard to children.
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 take the recalled bikes away from children and take it to a Trek retailer for a free repair.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
The firm has received 11 reports of broken steer tube clamps, including one injury with minor scrapes and bruising
+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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