WASHINGTON, D.C. – May 15, 2023 – (Motor Sports NewsWire) –
Peloton Recall Summary
Name of Product: Peloton Bikes Model PL01
Hazard: The bike’s seat post assembly can break during use, posing fall and injury hazards to the user.
Recall Date: May 11, 2023
Units: About 2.2 million
Consumer Contact: Peloton toll-free at 866-679-9129 from 6 a.m. to 12 a.m. ET, 7 days a week or online at https://support.onepeloton.com/hc/en-us/articles/360060446032-Peloton-Recalls-Tread-And-Tread-Full-Details-Here or at www.onepeloton.com and click on Product Recalls at the bottom of the page for information on how to request the free seat post and instructions for installation.
Peloton Recall Details
Description: This recall involves Peloton Bikes with model number PL01. The Peloton Bike measures 4 ft. long x 2 ft. wide, and has an adjustable seat, handlebar, and screen, which tilts up and down to accommodate different heights. The Peloton name and the model number are displayed on the inside front fork, near the flywheel.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled exercise bikes and contact Peloton for a free repair. Peloton is offering consumers a free seat post that can be self-installed.
Incidents/Injuries: Peloton has received 35 reports of the seat post breaking and detaching from the bike during use, including 13 reports of injuries including a fractured wrist, lacerations and bruises due to falling from the bike.
Sold At: Peloton and Dick’s Sporting Goods stores nationwide and online at Onepeloton.com, Amazon.com and Dicksportinggoods.com from January 2018 through May 2023 for about $1,400.
Distributor(s): Peloton Interactive Inc., of New York
Manufactured In: Taiwan
Recall number: 23-201
About the U.S. CPSC
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death associated with the use of thousands of types of consumer products. Deaths, injuries, and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $1 trillion annually. CPSC’s work to ensure the safety of consumer products has 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: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission