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HoldUp Evo and SingleSpeed Recall – Dealer

IMPORTANT SAFETY RECALL

This notice is sent to you in accordance with the requirements of the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act.

 

HoldUp EVO 2”  (part # 8002479)             HoldUp EVO 1.25”  (part # 8002480)

SingleSpeed   (part # 8002481)              HoldUp EVO +2   (part # 8002482)

 

SAFETY RECALL NOTICE: NHTSA ID: 18E038
June 4, 2018

Dear Yakima Dealer,

Yakima Products has found that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists with Yakima HoldUp EVO and SingleSpeed products (2018 release).

IMPORTANT!
Certain Yakima HoldUp EVO products (2018 release) are being recalled. The affected units can be identified by determining the shape of the Snap Pin heads shown below (one on each side).

 

 

REASON FOR RECALL

Yakima has determined that HoldUp EVO SKU’s manufactured between March 1, 2018 and April 30, 2018 may have a pin not fully snapped into place. These snap pins could become loose and fall out causing the rear wheel cup (and rear wheel) to detach from the main frame. Prior warnings of this defect may include sliding or banging noises when the rear wheel and wheel cup hits the ground. This could result in a bike ejection, causing a crash or personal injury to persons outside the vehicle.

  • PLEASE INSPECT ANY INVENTORY TO ENSURE AFFECTED UNITS ARE REMOVED AND MADE UNAVAILABLE FOR SALE.
  • PLEASE PROVIDE A LIST OF CONSUMERS THAT HAVE PURCHASED A HOLDUP EVO PRODUCT BETWEEN MARCH 1, 2018 TO PRESENT.

CONSUMER ACTIONS

Yakima is asking that consumers contact Yakima Customer Service. The consumer is being asked to immediately remove and replace the snap pins that Yakima will provide at no cost.

HoldUp Evo/SingleSpeed Snap Pin Installation Video

ADDITIONAL INFO

If you feel that Yakima did not, or was unable to, provide the remedy within a reasonable amount of time, you may write to the Administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20590, or contact the Vehicle Safety Hotline at (888) 327-4236; (ITTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to www.safercar.gov

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. Thank you for your patience and understanding. Our customers are important to us and we care about your safety and satisfaction with our products. Please contact dealer service at 800-269-7623 with any questions.

Sincerely,

Yakima Products, Inc.

 

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