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Baby Trend, Inc.

 

NHTSA Date of Identification Number

Date of Company Notification

Componet

Model or Size Designation

Number of Vehicles Recalled

08C-008

06-23-08

Child Seat

Magnum 6439                                                

                                                                          Galaxy 6481

                                                                          Silverado 6448

                                                                        Stand Alone Base 6400

5787


Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. 6400                  

DOM: 5/07-4/08. On rigid latch-loc car seats and stand alone bases, incorrect steel was used on latch connector locking pawl. Latch connector locking pawl can crack allowing child safety seat base to detach from vehicle's latch anchors during crash.  This can result in seat failing to provide protection for occupant. Correct by replacing base.

 

BCS International

 

NHTSA Date of Identification Number

Date of Company Notification

Componet

Model or Size Designation

Number of Vehicles Recalled

07E-007  

01-26-07

Helmet

Raider Shorty 26-260

225


       

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Helmet/FMVSS 218. DOM: 2/06-2/06.  Motorcycle helmets, sizes large and xl, fail to conform to penetration requirement of FMVSS 218. In crash, helmet may not provide adequate protection to wearer,  resulting in injuries.  Correct by replacing helmet.

 

Bling Lights LLC

 

 

NHTSA Date of Identification Number

Date of Company Notification

Componet

Model or Size Designation

Number of Vehicles Recalled

07E-041

06-26-07

HID Kit Far Vision

                                             
                                           9005, 9006

300

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Light/FMVSS 108. DOM: N/A.  Aftermarket HID conversion kits with bulbs and ballasts sold for use on passenger vehicles.  HID conversion kits fail to conform to requirements of FMVSS 108. Oncoming traffic may experience higher than normal amount of glare which could affect driver vision,  resulting in vehicle crash without warning. Correct by replacing noncompliant bulbs with halogen bulbs or refunding purchase price.

 Carefree of Colorado

 

07E-077
09-19-07 Power Winch
P55000
3,992

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Power Winch. DOM: 2/07-8/07.  On folding camping trailer winch installed as original equipment for use on  recreational vehicles, incorrect material was used in manufacture of cable shafts on some units.  While top is being lifted, if winch is placed into stall condition, cable shaft may break prior to fuse or circuit breaker tripping. Should cable shaft break, top could free-fall into lower position,  resulting in injuries. Correct by repairing winch.

 

Combi USA, Inc.

 

08C-004   02-28-08 Child Seat 

Centre, Centre Arb,

Shuttle, Travel Systems

67,167 

 

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. 0208CTR-01 - Child Seat. DOM: 10/05-12/07. In 35 mph frontal NCAP crash tests conducted by NHTSA, car seat separated from base even though seat passed FMVSS 213 sled test.   In event of frontal crash, car seat could separate from its base and child would not be adequately protected from injury. Correct by providing retrofit kit.

 

Delta Tech Industries, LLC

07E-073  
09-07-07 HID Kit

01-1149 HID2,

01-1159 HID2 

93

 

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Light/FMVSS 108. DOM: N/A.  Aftermarket HID conversion kits for use on show vehicles.  HID headlamp systems fail to conform to photometric requirements of FMVSS 108. Oncoming traffic may experience higher than normal amount of glare which could affect driver's vision, resulting in vehicle crash without warning Correct by reimbursing purchase price.

 

Dorman Products, Inc.

 

07E-090  10-30-07

Electrical

Repair Kit

  86689B  
     23,000

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Electrical Repair Kit. DOM: 1/06-10/07. Electrical repair kit sold for use on all makes and models of foreign and domestic vehicles contain fuses that fail to melt at maximum electrical current and time limit designation. If metal strip inside fuse fails to melt when exposed to electrical current greater than amount for which fuse is rated, circuit may become overloaded causing fire. Correct by providing replacement kits .

 

 

Foreign Tire Sales, Inc.

07T-003  06-11-07 Tire

  
       
Compass, Westlake, YKS 

     255,000


Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Tire. DOM: 1/04-1/06. Tires were manufactured without gum strip or with  insufficient gum strip between belts or other construction to keep belts from separating.  Only tires with date code between 0404 and 0206 are involved. Tread may separate from tire while driving at highway speeds, resulting in loss of control, vehicle crash, property damage, injury or death recall. Correct by replacing tires.

 

 

Harbor Freight Tools

 

07E-059    08-15-07
Fuse Set

  
     
Storehouse Model 92939

      Model 92940 

     295,000


Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Fuse. DOM: N/A.  Replacement automotive fuse sets for motor vehicles may have manufacturing inconsistencies with materials, connections or size of fuse elements, which could result in fuses taking too long or failing to open in excessive current condition resulting in damage to vehicle's wiring system and  vehicle fire.  Correct by refunding purchase price.

 

Helen of Troy L.P.

07E-110     12-19-07  Seat Warmer

  
     
Health O Meter V26113

    2,100

 

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A – Seat Warmer. DOM: N/A.  Aftermarket car seat warmer sold only by QVC for use in motor vehicles can overheat and result in burns. Correct by refunding purchase price.

J & A Auto Accessories

 

07E-012    02-12-07 HID Headlight

  
     
9004KP, 9004KW, 9005KB,

      9005KP, 9005KW, 9006KB,

      9006KP, 9006KW, 9007KB,

      9007KP, 9007KW, H11KP,

      H11KW, H13KP, H13KW,

      H1KP, H1KW, H3KP, H3KW,

      H4KP, H4KW, H7KP, H7KW

   67

            

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Light/FMVSS 108. DOM: N/A.  Aftermarket high intensity discharge headlamp systems sold for use on passenger vehicles do not conform to FMVSS 108. Oncoming traffic may experience higher than normal amount of glare which could affect driver vision,  resulting in vehicle crash without warning. Correct by refunding purchase price.

 

 

K2 Motor Corp.

08E-050 08-11-08 Headlamp N/A 1,921


Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Headlight/FMVSS 108. DOM: N/A. Aftermarket headlamps imported from G-Formance Corp. are missing amber side reflex reflector as required by FMVSS 108. Without amber side reflex reflectors, lighting visibility may be affected, resulting in vehicle crash. Correct by refunding purchase price. 

 

 

K-Tool International

 

07E-067 08-27-07 Fuse KTI-00079, KTI-00092 14,808

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Fuse. DOM: N/A.  Aftermarket automotive fuses, imported by K-Tool for use in motor vehicles take too long to open in excessive current condition.  Fuse's housing material is not high temperature resistant and can melt or catch fire before fuse opens.  Should fuses not function as intended, vehicle fire can occur. Correct by refunding purchase price.

 

 

Masterlock Co.

 

07E-081 09-25-07 Tow Safety Chain 2983 56,406

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Tow Safety Chain. DOM: N/A.  Quick link towing safety chain connectors with "5/16" 1,760 lbs. Wll" stamped into product.  Locking nut on link may not stay engaged in screw threads on link, preventing locking nut from holding force generated during use.  This can result in link becoming mis-shapened and allowing safety chain attached to link to come loose from link, and/or link to come loose from hitch receiver.  In event main towing mechanism, such as ball mount or hitch ball fails, and trailing vehicle becomes disengaged from hitch receiver, link connected to safety chain could fail allowing trailing vehicle to become separated from towing vehicle, resulting in crash Correct by replacing links.

 

Safelite Fulfillment, Inc.

 

07E-104 12-11-07 Replacement Glass DOT-30 1,657


Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Glass/FMVSS 205.  DOM: N/A.  Curved tempered replacement glass manufactured by Hangzhou Safety Glass Ltd for use on domestic and foreign vehicles may not break into small pieces as expected of tempered glass and required by FMVSS 205. In crash, occupant(s) may be seriously injured by shattered glass. Correct by replacing glass.

 

Tucker Rocky Distributing (Ed Tucker Distribution, Inc, see Tong Ho Hsing Indstrial Co., Ltd.)

 

07E-029 05-04-07 Helmet Cyber U-12 1,840


Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Helmet/FMVSS 218. DOM: 12/03-9/06. Motorcycle helmets fail to conform to penetration testing requirements of FMVSS 218. In crash, wearer may not be adequately protected and could suffer serious injury Tucker rocky Correct by replacing helmets with compliant helmets .   

 

07E-065 08-29-07 Helmet

Cyber U-69

Skid Lid Classic Touring

Skid Lid Classic, Traditional

57,437

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Helmet/FMVSS 218. DOM: 1/05-10/06. Motorcycle helmets fail to conform to penetration testing requirements of FMVSS 218. In crash, wearer may not be adequately protected and could suffer serious injury Tucker rocky Correct by replacing helmets with compliant helmets

 

07E-103 12-03-07 Motorcycle Frame

Road Rescue 41-0927

E-Z Choppa 41-0925

128

 

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. BCR-001 - Motorcycle Frame. DOM: N/A.  Biker's Choice complete bike-in-a-box motorcycle frames sold as kit to construct motorcycle.  Cracking of frame may occur in area immediately adjacent to welded area where upper, lower, and bracing tubes are welded to steering head Cracks in frame could propagate to extent that they cause poor handling and steering leading to loss of control and crash. Correct by repairing.

 

Visiontrex, LLC

 

07E-061 08-20-07 HID Kit 9006, H1, H4, H7 48

Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Light/FMVSS 108. DOM: N/A.  Aftermarket HID conversion kits containing HID ballasts and HID bulbs fail to conform to FMVSS 108. Oncoming traffic may experience higher than normal amount of glare which could affect driver vision and result in vehicle crash without warning.  Correct by refunding purchase price.

 

Wu’s International Trade

 

07E-084 10-05-07 HID Kit Pilot

9004, 9005, 9006, 9007

H1, H3, H4, H7

313


Brief Description of Defect

Mfg. Campaign No. N/A - Light/FMVSS 108. DOM: N/A.  Aftermarket HID conversion kits containing HID ballasts and HID bulbs fail to conform to FMVSS 108. Correct by giving credit for purchase price.