(KFVS) - Pacific Cycle has recalled a swivel wheel jogging stroller due to crash and fall hazards.
The front wheel of the Instep and Schwinn swivel wheel jogging stroller can become loose and detach, which poses a crash a fall hazard.
This affects about 217,600 units.
The recall involves single and double occupant swivel wheel jogging strollers that have a quick release mechanism for removing and re-attaching the front wheel.
Instep Safari, Instep Grand Safari, Instep Flight, Schwinn Turismo and Schwinn Discover Single and Double Occupant Swivel jogging strollers with the following model numbers are affected.
These models come in a variety of colors and the model number is located on the inside of the metal frame above the rear right wheel.
According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the firm has received 132 reports of the front wheel becoming loose or unstable, resulting in 215 injuries, including head injuries, sprains, lacerations, bumps, bruises and abrasions.
These strollers were sold nationwide and online at Amazon.com, Target.com, Toys-R-Us.com, Walmart.com and other online retailers from January 2010 through June 2016 for between $130 and $350.
If you have an affected stroller, you should stop using it immediately and contact Pacific Cycle to get a repair kit to secure the front wheel. The repair kit includes a replacement mechanism for securing the front wheel that uses a traditional screw on/off method of attachment instead of the quick release lever method of attachment shipped with the product, as well as new warning labels.
Consumers should not return strollers to retailers where purchased.
You can click here to watch a repair video.