Rhino Rack SX Roof Rack Recall [Australia]


Australia FlagAustralia/Canberra: Rhino Rack SX Roof Rack Leg Recall [Australia]Rhino Rack Australia recalls certain batch/lots of SX Roof Racks for Ford Mondeo Station Wagons (model years 2012 to 2017) with solid rails due to suspected incorrect legs, resultant component detachment and risk of injury to car passengers as well as a serious and potential fatal, situation requiring immediate medical intervention. ACCC: http://ht.ly/GsnH30gp2qH

Direct link: https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/rhino-rack-australia-sx-roof-rack-leg

Additional information:
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (“ACCC”) reports the following Car Accessories are subject to this recall:

  • SX Roof Racks for the Ford Mondeo Station Wagon, SKU: SX020 or Ford44

==> No barcodes, UPCs, APNs or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the SX Roof Racks’ design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Car Accessories are pictured on the Web site above.

If the incorrect legs are used the recalled Roof Racks and any items attached to them may separate from the vehicle, posing an accident risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

According to the ACCC, Rhino Rack has identified that some Roof Rack Kits may contain one or more incorrect legs. The incorrect legs do not have the appropriate “lip” in their profile to help create clamping pressure to the vehicle roof.

What are the hazards? If the incorrect legs are used the Roof Racks and any items attached to them may separate from the vehicle, posing an accident risk to the vehicle occupants and other road users.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled SX Roof Rack, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and or sold by Rhino Rack Australia, please search for “Rhino Rack” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
ACCC PRA number: 2017/16408
Recalls Direct RIN: 9414-2017
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
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==> http://www.productsafety.gov.au/recalls/browse-all-recalls

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