Trek Bicycle Recalls 900,000 Bicycles due to Lever Defect

Trek Bicycle, based in Waterloo, Wisconsin, will recall 900,000 bicycles equipped with front disc brakes because of a defect in the front quick release lever that opens past 180 degrees.  When the front quick release lever is left open or improperly adjusted, the quick release can come into contact with the front disc brake assembly, [...]

April 23rd, 2015|Bicycle Defects, Trek Bicycle lever|0 Comments

GM Recalls 87,063 Chevrolet Malibu Vehicles due to Roof Panel Defect

Due to a software defect in the slide or tilt function for the roof panel, General Motors will recall 87,063 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles that were manufactured from October 24, 2011 to March 5, 2015.  The models include the 2013, 2014, and 2015 Malibus.  These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of FMVSS No. 18, [...]

April 13th, 2015|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

Graco Fined $10 Million in Civil Penalties due to Untimely Notification of Defect

On March 20, 2015, the U.S. Transportation announced that Graco Children’s Products had been fined $10 million after the company failed to provide timely notification of a defect in their car seats regarding a defective buckle that resulted in more than 4 million car seats recalled.  The defect in the car seat stems from the [...]

April 7th, 2015|Automobile Defects|0 Comments