Gibbs Sports Amphibians Recalls Quadski Amphibious Vehicles Due to Injury Risk

The handlebar on the Quadski and Quadski XL can fail and cause the operator to lose control of steering and braking.

Recall date: February 03, 2015
Recall number: 15-067
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Recall Summary

Name of product:

Quadski and Quadski XL

Hazard:

The handlebar can fail while the vehicle is in operation, causing the operator to lose control of the steering and braking system of the vehicle, posing a risk of injury.

Consumer Contact:

Gibbs’ Sports Amphibians toll-free at (877) 230-0888 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or online at www.quadski.com and click on Quadski or Quadski XL, go to the bottom of the page and click on “Recall” for more information.

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Recall Details

Units

About 320

Description

This recall includes Gibbs’ Quadski which is a one-seater and Quadski XL which is a two-seater. The products are high speed amphibious vehicles that are an ATV on land, and also operate on water. The recalled vehicles have HIN numbers ranging from US-GSA601J213 though US-GSAJ1048C414 on Quadski and US-GSAJ5001J213 though US-GSAM5203H415 on Quadski XL. HIN numbers are printed on a plate located on the right rear corner of the vehicle. Brand and model names are printed on the back panel and on the side of the vehicle.

Incidents/Injuries

No consumer incidents have been reported. Three reports of breakage during testing have been reported; one involved injury to the neck of the test operator.

Remedy

Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vehicles and contact an authorized dealer for a repair at no cost.

Sold at

Gibbs Sports Amphibians dealers nationwide from January 2012 through October 2014 for about $42,000.

Manufacturer(s)

Gibbs Sports Amphibians Inc. of Auburn Hills, Mich.

Manufactured in

United States

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