Santa Cruz Bicycles Recalls Heckler 9 Electric Bicycles Due to Fall and Fire Hazards

Santa Cruz Bicycles Recalls Heckler 9 Electric Bicycles Due to Fall and Fire Hazards


Santa Cruz Bicycles has recalled its Heckler 9 Electric Bicycles due to fall and fire hazards.

The latch mechanism that holds the battery in place can malfunction, causing the battery to dislodge from the frame and fall to the ground, posing a fall hazard to the rider. Additionally, the latch spring can cause additional wear on the battery housing over time, posing a fire hazard.

Consumer should immediately stop using these recalled bicycles and contact their authorized Santa Cruz Bicycle dealer to arrange for a free repair to replace the latch spring mechanism and install a battery wear plate. Consumers who purchased the bicycle online or no longer reside near their dealer should contact Santa Cruz Bicycle or visit http://santacruzbicycles.com/dealers. Consumers should remove or secure the battery prior to transporting the bicycles. Santa Cruz Bicycle is contacting all known purchasers directly to provide more details about the repair.

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