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May 2, 2000

BOB Trailers Inc. Recalls Jogging Strollers

BOB Trailers Inc. Recalls Jogging StrollersSan Luis Obispo, CA  (SafetyAlerts) - BOB Trailers Inc. is voluntarily recalling about 3,700 jogging strollers.  The stroller's front wheel connector can crack during use, causing the wheel to separate from the frame. A jogger could lose control of the stroller or the stroller could suddenly collapse resulting in injury to a child.

BOB Trailers has received seven reports of the wheel connector cracking causing the front wheel to become loose. No injuries have been reported.

The recall involves the BOB Sport Utility Stroller and BOB Sport Utility Stroller D'lux. The strollers have three wheels and are pacific blue and black, or hunter green and black. Each stroller has a canopy. The "BOB" logo is on the stroller's frame, canopy and on the seat back.

Bike, baby and outdoor product stores and web sites retailers sold the strollers nationwide from November 1998 through March 2000 for about $280 to $370.

Consumers should stop using the stroller immediately, and return it to the store where purchased for repair.  Consumers also can return the strollers to BOB Trailers for repair.

For more information, call (800) 893-2447 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or access the company's website at http://www.bobtrailers.com/safetynotice.html

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafeMail subscribers May 2, 2000.

 
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