As of October 4th, 2019, fluidfreeride, a Miami-based Motorized Scooter company recalled about 1,800 of their Mercane WideWheel Electric Kick Scooters, citing break issues.
About the Motorized Scooter Recall
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), the break mechanism is known to fail, causing the rider to lose control resulting in varying levels of injury possible. 15 reports of brake failure have been received. Additionally, four reports of injuries including two bloody knees, lower back bruises, and a sprained ankle were reported. Purchasers are entitled to a free repair from fluidfreeride.
Description of the Recalled Motorized Scooters
The following description was provided by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC):
- Foldable electric scooter
- Gray aluminum alloy
- Four-inch-wide wheels
- WideWheel and Mercane are printed along the side
- 500W motor with an 8.8Ah battery/dual 500W motors with a 13.2Ah battery
The product has been available for purchase at the company website, fluidfreeride.com, Amazon, and eBay since October 2018. They are usually priced between $1,000-$1,200.
Suggested Remedy for the Recalled Scooter
It is recommended by the CPSC that use of the Scooter be discontinued immediately. The company, fluidfreeride is attempting to reach out directly to the 1,800 buyers personally for the appropriate, free repair. If you own this product and have not heard from fluidfreeride, visit their website, https://fluidfreeride.com/pages/contact-us or send an email to email@example.com
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