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Peg Perego Recalls Children’s Ride-On Vehicles Due to Fire and Burn Hazards (Recall Alert)

Recalled Peg Perego 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on vehicle (front view)
Recalled Peg Perego 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on vehicle (side view)
Recalled Peg Perego 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on vehicle (front view)

Recalled Peg Perego 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on vehicle (front view)

Recalled Peg Perego 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on vehicle (side view)

Recalled Peg Perego 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on vehicle (side view)

Name of Product:
Children’s riding toy vehicles
Hazard:

A relay on the circuit board can fail causing the vehicle’s motor to overheat and ignite, posing fire and burn hazards.

Remedy:
New Instructions
Replace
Recall Date:
October 27, 2016
Units:
About 3,000
Consumer Contact

Peg Perego toll-free at 877-737-3464 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, email at 850recall@pegperego.com or online at http://us.pegperego.com and click on Customer Service and then on Recalls for more information.

Recall Details

Description:

This recall involves Peg Perego’s 850 Polaris Sportsman ride-on, 24-volt battery operated toy vehicles intended for children ages 5 to 7 years. The ATV-style vehicles for two people are silver, red and black and have four wheels, a flip-up backrest for the back passenger and a front and rear luggage rack. Vehicles with date codes 651016, 651017, 651020, 651021, 651022, 651023, 651024, 651027, 651028, 651029, 651030, 660304, 660305, 661123, 661124, 661125 and 661130 are included in this recall. The date code can be found underneath the vehicle seat. Sportsman Twin and 850 EFI appear on the side of the ride-on vehicle and Polaris appears on the side of the vehicle’s seat.

Remedy:

Consumers should immediately stop children from using the recalled toy vehicles and contact Peg Perego to receive a free replacement circuit board with instructions, including shipping. Consumers can also access the installation instructions on the firm’s website. Peg Perego is contacting known customers directly.

Incidents/Injuries:

Peg Perego has received three reports of the children’s ride-on toy vehicles overheating, including one report of a burn.

Sold At

Online retailers including Amazon.com, Cabelas.com, Target.com, ToysRUs.com and Wal-Mart.com from October 2014 through April 2016 for between $500 and $600.

Manufacturer(s):

Peg Perego USA, of Fort Wayne, Ind.

Manufactured In:
United States
Recall number:
17-707
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