WASHINGTON, D.C. – July 6, 2018 – (Motor Sports Newswire) –
Name of product: Camso dirt to snow bike conversion kits
Hazard: The bolts on the brakes can loosen, posing a crash or impact hazard.
Recall date: July 6, 2018
Units: About 480 (In addition, 430 were sold in Canada)
Consumer Contact: Camso toll-free at 866-533-0008 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at www.camso.co and click on “service and support” for more information
In Conjunction With: Canada
Description: This recall involves model year 2018 Camso DTS 129 and Yeti Snow MX kits that are used to convert off road motorcycles or dirt bikes to track and ski vehicles. The DTS 129 kits have a serial number starting with 9025ICEXXXX located on the conversion system frame. The Yeti Snow MX kits have a serial number starting with YE3XXXX located under the system. DTS 129 and the Camso logo or the Yeti logo are printed on the side of the product.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using bikes with the recalled conversion kits and contact an authorized Camso dealer for a free repair.
Incidents/Injuries: Camso has received two reports involving the DTS 129 brake disc bolts loosening and seven reports involving the Yeti Snow MX brake disc bolts loosening. No injuries have been reported.
Sold At: Powersports dealers nationwide from August 2017 through May 2018 for about $4,800 for the DTS and $7,700 for the Yeti.
Manufacturer(s): Camso Inc. of Quebec, Canada
Importer(s): Camso Inc. of Quebec, Canada
Manufactured In: Canada
Recall number: 18-184
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical or mechanical hazard. CPSC’s work to help ensure the safety of consumer products – such as toys, cribs, power tools, cigarette lighters and household chemicals -– contributed to a decline in the rate of deaths and injuries associated with consumer products over the past 40 years.
Federal law bars any person from selling products subject to a publicly-announced voluntary recall by a manufacturer or a mandatory recall ordered by the Commission.
Source: Consumer Product Safety Commission