Recall: Yuba Mundo Cargo Bikes
On 2013-03-20, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a recall regarding Yuba Mundo Cargo Bikes due to a potential foot injury hazard. This product sold new beginning in May 2011 for about $1099.
About 1,000 units are involved in this Yuba Bicycles bike recall. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Bicycles, Bikes & Accessories category in 2013.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 220 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
Company Contact Information:
Phone: (877) 889-9822
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What is the problem?
Passengers' feet can get caught in the rear wheel, posing a foot injury.
How can I tell if I own this product?
The recalled bicycles are Mundo V4 cargo bikes. The 26-inch bicycles have steel frames, aluminum fenders on the front and rear wheels, and a wood utility deck mounted on the rear cargo rack. The bikes come in orange, black or blue. The word "Mundo" is on the top tube of the bicycle frame and "Yuba" is on the down tube. The serial number range for the recalled bikes is ADA11A008000 to ACA12D018000. The serial number is located on the kickstand plate.
These items were sold new+ at Bicycles dealers nationwide and by Yuba Bicycles online from May 2011 through December 2012 for about $1099.
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 cargo bikes and contact Yuba Bicycles to receive free wheel covers/wheelskirts and have them installed at no cost.
Yuba Bicycles, toll-free at (877)889-9822, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or online at www.yubabikes.com, then click on "Mundo V4.0 recall" under Recall near the bottom of the page for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
Yuba Bicycles is aware of two reports of passengers having their feet caught in the rear wheel. No injuries were 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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