This recall involves all Mercane WideWheel electric kick scooters. The foldable electric scooters are gray aluminum alloy and have four-inch-wide wheels. WideWheel and Mercane are printed on the scooter’s platform. The recalled scooters have a single 500W motor with an 8.8Ah battery or dual 500W motors with a 13.2Ah battery.
Mercane WideWheel Electric Kick ScootersAbout 1,800 in United States (In addition, about 66 were sold in Canada)
Online at fluidfreeride.com, Amazon.com and ebay.com from October 2018 through September 2019 for between $1,000 and $1,200.
Recall Date: Oct 4, 2019
The firm has received 15 reports of brake failure and four reports of injuries including two bloody knees, lower back bruises and a sprained ankle.
Leitmotif Services, d/b/a fluidfreeride, of Miami, Florida
Recall ID: 8680
Last Published: Oct 4, 2019
Emert Number: 20702
Emert Status: Announced