Two Bike Rack Systems Recalled; Racks May Fall from Vehicle
Yakima Products is recalling certain SpareTime two bike rack systems, part number 8002598. These racks are for use on vehicles with a rear hatch door mounted spare tire system.
The affected bike racks have mounting bolts that may break.
If the mounting bolts break, the bike rack may fall from the vehicle, possibly becoming a road hazard to other vehicles or causing injury to pedestrians.
The two bike rack systems included in this recall were manufactured from November 1, 2011 through October 30, 2012.
Yakima will notify known owners of the recalled bike racks and mail replacement bolts with instructions, free of charge.
For additional information, contact Yakima Products, Inc. toll-free at 888-925-4621.