April 12, 2012
Name of Product: Dirt Bikes
Units: About 4,300
Importer: Baja Inc. d/b/a Baja Motorsports, of Anderson, S.C.
Hazard: The fuel tank can leak, posing a fire and burn hazard to consumers.
Description: This recall involves all model DR50 and DR70 Baja dirt bikes with vehicle identification number (VIN) beginning with "L98," the letter "B" as the 10th character of the VIN and having a yellow dot or line marked on or near the VIN. The model number and VIN are located on the product data plate, which is located on the side of the "goose neck" - where the handle bars meet the body of the bike.
Sold at: Pep Boys and other motor sports stores nationwide from December 2010 through January 2012 for between $450 and $650.
Remedy: Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled dirt bikes and contact Baja Motorsports to schedule a free repair.
Consumer Contact: For additional information, please contact Baja Motorsports toll-free at (888) 863-2252 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, or visit the firm's website at www.bajamotorsports.com