Nombre del producto:
ATV and UTV clutches
Riesgo:

The clutch can break during operation of the vehicle and cause fragmentation and forcefully eject parts, posing laceration or impact injury hazards to the operator.

Remedio:
Reembolso
Fecha del retiro:
Noviembre 15, 2016
Unidades:
About 500
Contacto para los consumidores:

Gates at 800-766-9504 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. MT Monday through Friday, email at cvtclutchrecall@gates.com or online at www.gates.com and click on “CVT Clutch Recall” for more information.

Detalles del retiro

Description:

This recall involves two models of the G-Force CVT clutches that are aftermarket metallic, cylinder-shaped replacement clutch assemblies for use in all-terrain-vehicles and utility task vehicles. The part number, “G-FORCE” and the Gates logo are printed on the round top of the clutch. The UPC, part number and internal product number are printed on the packaging.

 

Part No.

UPC

Internal Product No.

CVTPRM001

770075699415

76920001

CVTPRM002

770075701316

76920005

 
Remedio:

Consumers should immediately stop using vehicles with the recalled clutches and contact Gates for instructions on receiving a full refund plus an additional $300 to cover disassembly and reinstallation costs upon return of the recalled clutches to Gates. In addition, Gates will also ship a G-Force Belt at no cost to consumers who return the recalled clutches to Gates. The firm is contacting all known purchasers directly.

Incidentes/Lesiones:

The firm has received three reports of the clutch breaking during operation of an ATV, including one report of a laceration to the rider. 

Vendido en:

3P Off Road of Tomball, Texas; Carolina Custom ATV of Apex, N. C.; Sawgie Bottom Outdoor Powersports of Leesville, La.; and Tuner Solutions of Deville, La., from March 2016 through September 2016 for between $900 and $1,000.

Fabricado por:

Gates Canada Inc., of Canada

Importer(s):

Gates Corp., of Denver, Colo.

Fabricación en:
Canada
Número del retiro:
17-712
This recall was conducted, voluntarily by the company, under CPSC’s Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.