Our firm has been asked to investigate a recent recall of electric bicycles. The recall was issues by electric bike manufacturer, Lectric eBike’s, LLC for certain models of their bikes purchased between November 2022 and May 2023. The defect at issue is the brakes on these bikes. They can fail causing serious injury. Our firm is currently investigating a case in which someone was seriously injured when the brakes on one of these bikes failed. If you or a loved one has been injured by one of these bicycles, please contact us immediately for a free consultation.
On September 7, 2023, Lectric eBikes, LLC released the following product recall alert:
VOLUNTARY PRODUCT RECALL ALERT
In cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, Lectric eBikes, LLC. is voluntarily recalling the Disc Brake Calipers on the Lectric XP 3.0 electric bike model. The mechanical disc brake calipers located on the front and rear of the e-bike can fail resulting in loss of control, posing crash and injury hazards to the rider.
The recalled component was installed on units that were sold between November 1, 2022 and May 6, 2023. If you purchased an XP 3.0 Lectric eBike during this time, stop using the product immediately.
The following models purchased between November 1, 2022 and May 6, 2023 may be affected:
– XP 3.0
– XP 3.0 Long-Range
– XP Step-Thru 3.0
– XP Step-Thru 3.0 Long-Range
What to do:
Step 1: Stop using the product immediately.
Step 2: Determine if your bike is affected by verifying the purchase date and confirming that you have an XP 3.0 model. “Lectric” is printed on the bike frame. The XP 3.0 model name is printed on the rear rack in blue.
Step 3: If you’ve determined that your bike is affected, please visit www.lectricebikesrecall.
Step 4: A new front and rear brake caliper kit will be shipped free of charge to your location.
Consumers will receive up to $100 towards the cost to install front and rear mechanical brake calipers.
Please use the below order number for registration online.
Order Number: 418210
We deeply regret any inconvenience this may cause you. We know you are eager to start riding your Lectric eBike, LLC. again as soon as possible. Out of an abundance of caution, we believe this is the right thing to do, and we hope you understand.
If you or a loved one was a injured while operating a Lectric eBike, you may be able to file a lawsuit and get financial compensation. Contact an attorney from Preuss | Foster Law Firm for a free, no-obligation legal consultation today.