Technology Inc. Announce Recall of ATV Wheels (July
1, 2005 - NEWSdial.com)The
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the
firm named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following
consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products
immediately unless otherwise instructed.
of Product: All-terrain vehicle (ATV) 9-inch wheels, with
aluminum center section
Units: About 875
Manufacturer: HiPer Technology Inc., of Lawrence, Kan.
Hazard: The aluminum center section of the wheel can come apart
causing the tire and rim to unexpectedly separate from the ATV,
posing a risk of serious injury if the rider loses control of
Incidents/Injuries: HiPer has 12 reports of wheel center section
breakage and separation.
Description: The recalled 9-inch ATV aftermarket rear wheels
have a model number of 0990 YHR. The rear wheels were manufactured
from February 15, 2005 through May 2005. The recalled wheel can
be used as the rear wheel on ATVs having the following bolt patterns:
four bolts on a 110mm circle or four bolts on a 115mm circle.
The center section of the wheel is made of aluminum and has eight
at: ATV dealers and HiPer Technology sold the wheels from
February 2005 through May 2005 for about $190.
in: United States.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the 9-inch ATV
wheels and contact HiPer Technology to receive a replacement
wheel center section and or wheel repair, free of charge.
Contact: For additional information, contact HiPer Technology
464-4737 anytime or visit the firm’s
Web site at www.hiper-technology.com.
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