TerraTrike Recalls Adult Tricycles Due to Crash and Injury Hazards



This recall involves yellow TerraTrike Rambler Electrical Vehicle Option ( E.V.O.) recumbent pedal-powered trikes with an electric assist wheel. The trikes have two wheels in the front and one wheel in the back with a large black hub motor. “Terra Trike” is printed on the front of the back rest area. The model name “Rambler E.V.O.” is located on the front outrigger tube that connects to the front left wheel. The serial numbers included in this recall are listed on the firm’s website at www.terratrike.com and are located under the main tube on a barcoded sticker near the rear wheel. The serial numbers are also stamped into the head (vertical) tube of the outrigger.
Product:
TerraTrike Rambler E.V.O adult tricyclesAbout 450
Retailer:
Authorized TerraTrike dealers, independent bicycle dealers and recumbent bicycle specialty stores nationwide and online at www.TerraTrike.com from August 2017 through October 1, 2018 for about $3,500.
Recall Date:    Dec 18, 2018
Injury:
The firm has received five reports of the torque sensor activating while not pedaling. No injuries have been reported.
Mfg:
Forever Machine Industrial Co. Ltd., of Taiwan (frame) and Falco eMotors Pvt Ltd., of Pune, Maharashtra India (torque sensor)
Mfg Country:
Taiwan (frame) and India (torque sensor)
Importer:
WizWheelz Inc., dba TerraTrike, of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Recall ID:    8476
Last Published:    Dec 18, 2018
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19052
Emert Status:    Announced