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
Name of product:
The front handle bar assembly can break, posing a crash hazard.
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.
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.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleds and contact Kwik Tek for a free replacement front end.
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.
Kwik Tek Inc., of Denver, Colo. (subsidiary of Yukon Charlie’s, of Pocasset, Mass.)