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Kwik Tek Recalls Sleds

A voluntary recall has been announced for the Hammerhead Sleds from Kwik Tek due to the possibility that the front handle bar assembly can break, posing a crash hazard. Following is from the official release from the Consumer Products Safety Commission.

Recall date: June 08, 2016

Recall number: 16-190

Recall Summary

Name of product:

Sleds

Hazard:

The front handle bar assembly can break, posing a crash hazard.

Remedy:

Consumer Contact:

Kwik Tek at 800-624-1297 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT Monday through Friday or online at yukoncharlies.com and click on “Warranty” in the upper right-hand corner for more information.

Report an Incident Involving this Product

Recall Details

Units

About 4,200

Description

This recall involves the Hammerhead sleds, which were sold in blue, green, orange and yellow. The front handle bars have a steering system with polycarbonate skis. The rear HDPE skis are attached to the main aluminum frame. The units measure 23 inches wide by 9 inches high by 51 inches deep and weigh about 10 pounds. “Hammerhead Pro” is written on the top of the sled.

Incidents/Injuries

None reported

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleds and contact Kwik Tek for a free replacement front end.

Sold at

LL Bean, Yukon Charlie’s nationwide and online at Amazon.com, EMS.com, LLBean.com, SharperImage.com and YukonCharlies.com from June 2014 to June 2016 for about $180.

Importer(s)

Kwik Tek Inc., of Denver, Colo. (subsidiary of Yukon Charlie’s, of Pocasset, Mass.)

Manufactured in

China


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