Trek Bicycle Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd —SR Suntour Suspension Fork, model NRX (IS mount only) and SR Suntour Suspension Fork, model XCM (29”), XCT (29”) or NEX (700c).

PRA number

2014/14179

Published date

Product description

Bicycle suspension fork that may have been installed on the Trek bicycles identified below.
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Identifying features
SR Suntour NRX (IS mount only) and SR Suntour XCM (29”), XCT (29”) or NEX (700c) suspension forks installed on the following Trek bicycles: Model year 2011: Montare, Utopia, Wahoo, Marlin and Marlin SS Model year 2012: 8.3 DS, 8.4 DS, 8.5 DS, Marlin, Marlin SS, Neko SL and Wahoo Model year 2013: 8.3 DS, 8.4 DS, 8.5 DS, 8.6 DS, Cali, Marlin, Neko SL and Wahoo

Other identifying numbers

SR Suntour NRX (IS mount only) and SR Suntour XCM (29”), XCT (29”) or NEX (700c) suspension forks installed on the following Trek bicycles:
Model year 2011: Montare, Utopia, Wahoo, Marlin and Marlin SS
Model year 2012: 8.3 DS, 8.4 DS, 8.5 DS, Marlin, Marlin SS, Neko SL and Wahoo
Model year 2013: 8.3 DS, 8.4 DS, 8.5 DS, 8.6 DS, Cali, Marlin, Neko SL and Wahoo

What are the defects?

The dropouts on the suspension fork can break.

What are the hazards?

If the defect occurs during use the rider may lose control of the bicycle, potentially resulting in a serious fall injury.

What should consumers do?

Consumers with the affected Trek model bicycles listed above should stop using their bicycle and take it to a Trek retailer for inspection and repair immediately. For bicycles fitted with an affected NRX (IS mount only) fork, consumers will receive a replacement RST Vita fork. For bicycles fitted with an affected XCM (29”), XCT (29”) or NEX (700c) fork, consumers will receive a special quick release and washer to replace the original quick release.

Supplier

Trek Bicycle Corporation (Australia) Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

Trek retailers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Dates available for sale

-

Responsible regulator

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

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