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Friday, April 16, 2010

DOREL JUVENILE GROUP (DJG) RECALLS MAXI-COSI MICO INFANT CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS

Child Restraint Brand Name / Model or Model No.:     Production Dates:
    MAXI-COSI / 22-371 HFL     FEB 18, 2008 - JUN 28, 2008
    MAXI-COSI / 22-371 JUC     FEB 18, 2008 - JUN 28, 2008
    MAXI-COSI / 22-371 LMD     FEB 18, 2008 - JUN 28, 2008
    MAXI-COSI / 22-371 ORE     FEB 18, 2008 - JUN 28, 2008
    MAXI-COSI / 22-371 PNG     FEB 18, 2008 - JUN 28, 2008
    MAXI-COSI / 22-372 TTH     FEB 18, 2008 - JUN 28, 2008
    MAXI-COSI / 22-515 BLK     FEB 18, 2008 - JUN 28, 2008
Manufacturer: DOREL JUVENILE GROUP Mfr's Report Date: FEB 03, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10C001000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: CHILD SEAT:BASE (INFANT)
Potential Number of Units Affected: 22850
Summary:
 DOREL JUVENILE GROUP (DJG) IS RECALLING CERTAIN MAXI-COSI MICO INFANT CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEMS, MODELS 22-371 HFL, JUC, LMD, PNG, AND ORE; 22-372 TTH; AND MAXI-COSI MICO INFANT CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM - BASE ONLY, MODEL 22-515 BLK, PRODUCED FROM FEBRUARY 18, 2008 THROUGH JUNE 28, 2008. INTERFERENCE BETWEEN THE MOUNTING BRACKET AND THE BASE CAUSED BY WARPING OF THE BASE OR INADEQUATE MATING BETWEEN THE SHELL AND THE BASE MOUNTING BRACKET CAN RESULT IN DIFFICULTY ATTACHING OR DETACHING THE SHELL FROM THE BASE.
Consequence:
 IF THE SHELL IS IMPROPERLY MOUNTED TO THE BASE, THE CHILD COULD BE INJURED IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
 DJG WILL NOTIFY ALL REGISTERED OWNERS AND WILL SEND A REMEDY KIT CONSISTING OF TWO BASE SPRINGS, A HEX WRENCH, AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE BASE SPRING REPLACEMENT. THE REPAIR KIT IS FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY CAMPAIGN BEGAN ON MARCH 5, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT DJG AT 1-877-657-9546.
Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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