Name of product:
Disc brake calipers
The calipers on the disc brakes can fail, posing a collision hazard.
Recall date:
September 19, 2013
About 6,600 in U.S. and 704 in Canada
Consumer Contact:

Shimano American at (800) 353-4719 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at and click on "2013: Updated Voluntary Recall by Shimano" link on the bottom right corner of the page for more information.

Recall Details

In Conjunction With:

This recall includes all Shimano BR-CX75 aftermarket disc brake calipers and BR-R515 disc brake calipers installed on road and cyclocross bicycles sold by other manufacturers including BMC, Giant, Ibis, Raleigh, Shinola, Specialized and Volagi. "Shimano," "China" and the model number are embossed on the outside of the brake caliper. Both models have either black or silver finishes.   


Consumers should immediately stop using the bicycles with recalled Shimano brakes and contact a Shimano authorized dealer to receive a free installation and replacement of the calipers.   


None reported.  

Sold At:

Bicycle specialty stores and dealers nationwide from February 2012 through May 2013 for about $75 for the BR-CX75 model disc brake calipers and the BR-R515 model disc brake calipers price was included in the cost of the bicycles where installed.


Shimano American Corporation, of Irvine, Calif. 


Shimano American Corporation, of Irvine, Calif. 

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