March 26, 2002
Peg Perego Has Recalled Infant Car Seats
- Peg Perego has recalled the following
Martinelli infant car seats: PRIMO VIAGGIO , ATLANTICO SYSTEM , ATLANTICO TREK SYSTEM SNG , INFANT CAR SEAT ,
PLIKO TRAVEL SYSTEM , PRIMO VIAGGO , PRIMO VIAGGO SYSTEM.
Potential Number of
Units Affected: 55,162
Manufactured: 05/2001 - 02/2002
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: PEG PEREGO INFANT CAR SEATS, MODELS PRIMO VIAGGIO
WITH BASE, PLIKO TRAVEL SYSTEM, PRIMO VIAGGIO SYSTEM, ATLANTICO SYSTEM, AND
ATLANTICO TREK SYSTEM SNG PRODUCT FROM MAY 20, 2001, TO AND INCLUDING
FEBRUARY 15, 2002. THE SEATS HAVE A SNAP IN THE UPHOLSTRY DIRECTLY OVER THE
LOCKING BELT ADJUSTMENT MECHANISM (A-LOC ADJUSTER). WHEN THE UPHOLSTRY IS
ATTACHED BY THE SNAP TO THE COVER OF THE A-LOC ADJUSTER, IT MAY CAUSE
TENSION IN THE UPHOLSTRY DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF THE CHILD, WHICH MAY PREVENT
THE COMPLETE ENGAGEMENT OF THE A-LOC ADJUSTER ALLOWING SOME SLIPPAGE IN THE
HARNESS RESTRAINTS. THESE SEATS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE
SAFETY STANDARD NO. 213 "CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS."
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY
RESTRAINED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH.
PEG PEREGO WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND SEND REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS FREE OF
CHARGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MARCH 2002. OWNERS
WHO DO NOT RECEIVE REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS OR REPLACEMENT PART SHOULD CONTACT
PEG PEREGO'S TOLL-FREE NUMBER AT 1-877-737-3468.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E006000.
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Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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