The recalled black rubber high pressure air hose is used with submersible pressure gauges and dive computers. The hose has silver fittings on both ends and "5000 PSIG PRESSURE TESTED - MADE IN THE U.S.A," the batch code "1812" and the product code are printed on it. The hoses were sold separately and as a component of the Cobra, Cobra 3, SM-36 model pressure gauge and gauge combos, and with the Vyper and Zoop model dive computers or analog pressure gauges when purchased as combos.
Consumers should stop using these products immediately and bring the hose or pressure gauge and dive computer to the nearest authorized Suunto Dive dealer or Suunto Authorized Service Center for a free replacement hose. Consumers can also use the Suunto Online Service Request www.suunto.com/servicerequest to get their product picked up and delivered for the hose change.
No injuries reported.
Authorized Suunto Dive dealers nationwide from November 2012 to July 2013 for $95 to $195 if sold with Suunto analog pressure gauge for diving, and from $400 to $900 if sold as part of a Suunto dive computer system, and $85 if sold separately.
Suunto Oy, of Finland
Suunto Oy, of Finland
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