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Horizon Hobby Recalls Remote-Controlled Model Vehicles Due to Fire Hazard

The recall involves the Dynamite 40-Amp FWD REV Brushed ESC - DYNS2201. It is the Electronic Speed Control (ESC) that comes in the remote controlled hobby model vehicles ECX 1/10 LiPo Circuit, Ruckus and Torment models with the following models numbers: ECX03130T1, ECX03130T2, ECX03131T1, ECX03131T2, ECX03133T1, ECX03133T2, ECX03154. The model numbers can be found on the product box or in the owner’s manual for each vehicle. The model vehicles measure about 18 inches in length and 12 inches in width and are hobby grade remote control models for ages 14 and up.
ECX Circuit, Ruckus, and Torment remote-controlled model vehiclesAbout 18,600 (In addition, 540 were sold in Canada)
Horizon Hobby stores nationwide and online at from October 2016 through December 2016 for about $180.
Recall Date:    Apr 25, 2017
Horizon Hobby has received 19 reports of the ESC in the model truck and cars catching fire. No injuries or property damage has been reported.
Mfg Country:
Horizon Hobby LLC, of Champaign, Ill.
Recall ID:    8034
Last Published:    Apr 25, 2017
Official Site:    Link


RecallMe Number:    17139
RecallMe Status:    Announced