September 6, 2007
Ohalee Inc. Recalls Youth All-Terrain Vehicles Due to Mechanical Hazards; Vehicles Could Put Young Riders At Risk of Injury
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.
Name of Product: Ohalee FA-A70 Youth ATVs
Units: About 36
Importer: Ohalee Inc., of City of Industry, Calif.
Hazard: These youth ATVs lack front brakes and a tire pressure gauge, the date of manufacture is not printed on side of the tires, and the front suspension is solid and does not allow for travel. Additionally, the flag pole bracket is not the correct size, and the handlebars do not have padding covering sharp edges. There is no storage location for the owner’s manual, and the manual itself does not contain complete information on the safe operation and maintenance of the ATV. These defects could result in an unsafe riding condition, posing a risk of injury to young drivers.
Description: This recall involves the Ohalee FA-A70 Youth ATVs, which has the name “Ohalee” on the right and left side of each ATV. The 70cc size ATVs were available in the following colors: red, blue, and black.
Sold by: Odes Motorcycle Industry nationwide from June 2006 through December 2006 for about $360.
Manufactured in: China
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the ATVs and contact the retailer for a full refund. Ohalee, Inc. will contact the consumers and notify them the full refund policy.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, contact Ohalee toll-free at (866) 867-5976 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday, or visit their Web site www.ohalee.com
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