Fox Factory Recalls Mountain Bike Shock Absorbers Due to Fall and Injury Hazards
This recall involves all model year 2016 and some 2017 FLOAT X2 bicycle rear shock absorbers sold both individually and installed on YT, Giant, Pivot, Intense, Ibis, Scott, Trek, GT, Knolly, Norco, Rocky Mountain, Diamondback, Morpheus, Foes Racing, Orbea and Canyon full-suspension mountain bikes and frames. The solid black or black and gold FLOAT X2 shocks have an air sleeve construction. FLOAT X2 is printed on the external reservoir connected to the blue compression and red rebound adjusters that have X2 and RVS laser etched on them. Recalled shocks do not have a “250 psi max” label directly under the air fill boss on the outer sleeve of the shock. Recalled shocks and bike models can be identified at http://ridefox.com/recall.
Mountain bike rear shock absorbersAbout 6,100 (in addition, about 1,200 were sold in Canada)
URL : http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2016/60774r-eng.php
Independent bike stores nationwide, online at Jenson USA, Pro Bike Supply, Universal Cycles, Go-ride.com and other online bike retailers from March 2015 through September 2016. The shocks were installed as original equipment on full-suspension mountain bikes and frames sold for between about $2,700 to $10,000 and sold individually as an aftermarket accessory for about $600.
Recall Date: Nov 1, 2016
The firm has received seven reports of the shock absorber outer sleeve rupturing. No injuries have been reported.
Fox Factory, Watsonville, Calif.
Recall ID: 7892
Last Published: Nov 1, 2016
Official Site: Link
RecallMe Number: 17022
RecallMe Status: Announced