Kwik Tek Recalls Sleds Due to Potentially Fragile Handle Bar
About 4,200 sleds are potentially affected by this issue
A water and snow sports manufacturer has announced that it is recalling a product that may be unsafe for use.
Kwik Tek is recalling its Hammerhead snow sleds. On the affected models, the front handle bar assembly can break, posing a crash hazard to the rider.
About 4,200 sleds are included in the recall. No incidents or injuries have been reported to date.
The recalled sleds were sold in blue, green, orange and yellow. The front handle bars have a steering system with polycarbonate skis. The rear HDPE skis are attached to the main aluminum frame. The sleds weigh about 10 pounds. Hammerhead Pro is written on the top of the sled.
The sleds could be purchased at LL Bean and Yukon Charlie's nationwide and online from June 2014 to June 2016 for about $180.
Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled sleds and contact Kwik Tek for a free replacement front end.
Customers with questions about this recall can contact Kwik Tek at (800) 624-1297.