Faraday Electric Bicycle Seat Post Recall [US]


Faraday Electric Bicycle Seat Post Recall [US]

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US FlagUS/Washington: Faraday Bicycles Inc., a Santa Cruz, California establishment, recalls an estimated 4,450 Faraday Electric Porteur, Porteur S, Cortland and Cortland S Bicycle Seat Posts due to suspected structural failure and consequential risk of falls, all serious health hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/rCKC30p635d

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Electric-Bicycles-Recalled-by-Faraday-Seat-Post-Poses-Fall-Hazard

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports this recall involves Seat Posts for four Faraday Bicycle models, Porteur, Porteur S, Cortland, Cortland S. The words “HL” or “Zoom” are engraved on the Seat Post.

  • The recalled Bikes were sold in various colors including Classic White, British Racing Green, Tungsten, Slate Gray, Midnight Run, Stingray Blue, Seafoam and Coral.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Bicycle Seat Posts can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

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

According to the CPSC, the seat post on the bicycles can break, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Faraday has received nine (9) reports of incidents involving the Seat Posts breaking including one (1) minor injury.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Seat Posts, please do not use them. Instead, contact Faraday for information on how to receive a free Seat Post replacement and free installation at a specialty bicycle retailer. Faraday is contacting all known (i.e., registered) purchasers directly. The company says owners should not replace the Seat Post themselves. You should take their recalled Bicycles to a specialty bicycle retailer for proper placement and fit of the replacement seat post.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Faraday Bicycles toll-free at 1-888-770-7085 from 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can contact the company on the Web at http://www.faradaybikes.com or http://www.recallrtr.com/faradayseatpost and click on “Seat Post Recall” for more information or by e-mail at seatpostrecall@faradaybikes.com.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Bicycles, please search for “Bicycles” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Fall hazards, please search for “fall” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to products made, marketed and/or sold by Faraday Bicycles Inc., please search for “Faraday” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-156
Recalls Direct RIN: 11746-2019
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