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March 20, 2002

Evenflo Has Recalled the Triumph Convertible Child Restraint

(SafetyAlerts) -  Evenflo Has Recalled the Triumph Convertible Child Restraint because the slide loop connectors (which act as a link in the internal harness system) may be insufficiently strong enough to fully secure the occupant.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 28312

Manufactured: 10/2001 - 01/2002

Defect Summary:
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: TRIUMPH CONVERTIBLE CHILD RESTRAINTS MANUFACTURED FROM OCTOBER 20, 2001, THROUGH JANUARY 31, 2002. THE SLIDE LOOP CONNECTORS (WHICH ACT AS A LINK IN THE INTERNAL HARNESS SYSTEM) MAY BE INSUFFICIENTLY STRONG ENOUGH TO FULLY SECURE THE OCCUPANT

Consequence Summary:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE CHILD MAY NOT POPERLY RESTRAINED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY.

Corrective Summary:
EVENFLO WILL PROVIDE CUSTOMERS WITH A FREE REPAIR KIT ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MATCH 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT EVENFLO AT (A TOLL-FREE NUMBER IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME).

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E004000.

Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

How many did you hear about?

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