Sevca LLC (Sevca)—Quick Hitch connector, present in certain Sevylor® branded tow behind water sports products (tow behinds).

Identifying features

The following products may be affected if they incorporate a Quick Hitch with the word “Sevylor®” moulded on one side and have been manufactured between 2005 and 2009 (contact Sevca on 1800 224 350 for instruction on determining date of manufacture of the product): Models Numbers - ST2000, ST2540, ST2467, ST2607.

What are the defects?

The affected Quick Hitch connectors which are used to attach tow ropes to tow behinds, do not comply with Sevca’s internal specifications due to a manufacturing issue.

What are the hazards?

Affected Quick Hitch connectors may break and pose a risk of injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should contact Customer Service at Sevca on 1800 224 350 to confirm that they have purchased the affected products. If so, they can obtain instructions on how to remove the Quick Hitch from their tow behind product. Once removed it should be returned to Sevca in a pre-paid envelope provided by Sevca. Consumers will receive a gift in return.

Traders who sold this product

Anaconda (Cambridge TAS, Everton Park QLD, Belmont VIC, Carnegie VIC, Edgewater WA, Fountain Gate VIC, Frankston VIC, Innaloo WA, Kawana Waters QLD, Lidcombe NSW, Mile End SA, Moore Park NSW, Morayfield QLD, Penrith NSW, Slacks Creek QLD, Ashmore QLD, Bayswater VIC, Townsville QLD)
Anglers Marine and Sports (Unanderra NSW),
Aqua Sports and Dive (Bundall QLD), Award Aluminium Annexes Pty Ltd (Ferntree Gully VIC),
Ballina Marine Land (Ballina NSW), Ballina Recreation Mart (Ballina NSW),
BCF Bundaberg (Bundaberg QLD) ,
Bias Boating (Gosford West NSW),
Boat Supplied Pty Ltd (Port Lincoln SA),
Boots Armidale (Armidale NSW),
Boots Great Outdoors Armidale (Armidale NSW),
Boyne Island Bait & Tackle (Boyne Island QLD),
Cairns Camping World (Cairns QLD),
Camero Water Sports (Lonsdale SA),
Casino Outdoor and Disposals (Casino NSW),
Clark Rubber Bairnsdale (Bairnsdale VIC),
Clint’s Ski School (Paynesville VIC),
Costco Australia (Macquarie Park NSW),
DJ’s Fishing and Camping (Bundaberg QLD),
Dromana Disposals (Dromana VIC),
Echuca Camping (Echuca VIC),
Explore Outdoors Dubbo (Dubbo NSW),
Extreme Kayaks and Watersports (Caboolture QLD) ,
Fishing Tackle Australia (Coffs Harbour, NSW),
Geographe Camping and Outdoors (Busselton WA),
Gone Fishing (Moruya NSW),
Graham Barclay Marine (Forster NSW),
Kilcoy Auto Essentials (Kilcoy QLD),
Loddon Valley Disposals (Kerang VIC),
Nepean Disposals Pty Ltd (Rye VIC),
Product Expense Marketing (Homebush Bay NSW),
Snowy Mountain Rug Co (Mansfield VIC),
Strathmore Village Milk Bar (Strathmore VIC),
Tamar Marine (Launceston TAS),
Tanami Trading Co (Highett VIC),
Top Shopz Parafield Gardens (Parafield Gardens SA),
Totally Wild Fishing and Camping (Mandurah WA),
Water Ski School (Paynesville VIC),
Waves Overseas Sales (Summer Hill NSW),
Whitsunday Caravan and Camping (Whitsunday QLD).

Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
  • 1 May 2008 - 1 May 2009

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
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