|November 21, 2007
Baja Motorsports Recalls To Repair Youth ATVs Due To Lack of Equipment; Poses Risk of Injury To Riders
The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC.
Name of Product: Baja ATVs
Units: About 16,000
Distributor: Baja Motorsports, of Phoenix, Ariz.
Hazard: These ATVs lack a tire pressure gauge and flag pole mounting bracket, which could pose a risk of injury to riders.
Incidents/Injuries: None reported.
Description: The recalled youth ATVs include the Baja 90, Baja Wilderness 90 and Baja Wilderness 90u. The ATVs came in blue, green, red and camouflage and “Baja” is written on the side of each gas tank.
Sold at: Retail outlets, ATV dealerships and online nationwide from November 2004 through July 2007 for about $1000.
Remedy: Owners should contact Baja Motorsports to receive a free tire pressure gauge and flag pole mounting bracket. Registered owners will be notified directly about this recall by mail.
Consumer Contact: Consumers should contact Baja Motorsports toll-free at (866) 250-7188 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, visit the firm’s Web site at www.bajamotorsports.net, or e-mail the firm at email@example.com
Baja Wilderness 90
Baja Wilderness 90u
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