Schwinn’s Tone mannequin electrical scooters are being recalled after customers reported loosened and cracked handlebars, in line with the U.S. Client Product Security Fee.
“The e-scooter’s handlebar grips can loosen or crack, posing fall and damage hazards,” the CPSC mentioned in a press release posted on-line on Wednesday.
“The scooters are available black or white and have a ‘T’ handlebar and an roughly two-foot-long board. The e-scooter’s serial quantity is positioned on the underside of the board,” the federal government company continued.
The scooter is offered at bicycle retailers nationwide and has been obtainable on-line at schwinnbikes.com and Amazon. The fashions presently being recalled have been obtainable for buy from Could of 2020 till February of 2021 and retailed from wherever between $350 and $550, in line with the CPSC.
The recall, which is being performed by Pacific Cycle, contains the Schwinn Tone 1, Tone 2, and Tone 3, all of that are manufactured in China.
“The restore package might be put in by the buyer and contains all required instruments and directions, that are additionally obtainable in video format. Pacific Cycle estimates it’s going to take customers between 5 and ten minutes to put in,” the CPSC mentioned in a press release revealed on-line.
From Pacific Cycle:
Customers ought to instantly cease using the e-scooter and phone us at 877-564-2261 from 7am to 6pm CST Monday by Friday to obtain a free and simple to put in restore package that features a new handlebar system.
The directions for repairing the scooter are on-line at Pacific Cycle and there’s even a video that walks you thru the method. Surprisingly, it seems Pacific Cycle has turned off embeds on the Vimeo model of the video however you may nonetheless discover it on the firm’s web site.
However in the event you’d moderately the corporate repair it for you, that’s nonetheless an possibility. The corporate will even pay transport prices.
“Alternatively, customers can ship the e-scooter again to Pacific Cycle for restore, at no price to the buyer,” the CPSC mentioned.