September 17, 2002
NORTHPOLE USA Has Recalled their Cargo Carrier
- NORTHPOLE USA Has Recalled their Cargo Carrier because the straps
can rip allowing the carrier to detach.
Number of Units Affected: 4000
AMES PANORAMA CARGO CARRIER WHICH IS ATTACHED TO THE TOP OF A VEHICLE. ALL
OF THESE CARRIERS ARE BEING RECALLED. THE STRAPS CAN RIP AND THE CARRIER CAN
FLY OFF THE VEHICLE.
IF THE CARRIER FLIES OFF THE VEHICLE WHILE IT IS IN MOTION, IT COULD STRIKE
A PEDESTRIAN OR ANOTHER VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR A
NORTHPOLE USA WILL NOTIFY ALL OF THE AMES DEPARTMENT STORES THAT THE CARRIER
WAS PROVIDED TO AND REPURCHASE THEM. NOTIFICATION TO CUSTOMERS BEGAN
SEPTEMBER 9, 2002. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT NORTHPOLE USA AT 800-613-1225.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 02E051000.
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when the next update is due.
Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!
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