SAFETY RECALL NOTIFICATION
Cabrinha Overdrive 1X with TrimLite, 1X with TrimLite, and the Chaos 1X with TrimLite control systems
The base of the adjustable trim line may break resulting in a loss of kite control.
The product recall is being conducted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
This problem is limited to a small percentage of the 2016 control systems manufactured before August 10, 2015.
The TrimLite trim line is mounted on the top of the depower mainline of certain Cabrinha control systems. The trim line is used to make small adjustments to the aerodynamic trim of the kite. The product was manufactured in April through July, 2015 for the 2016 season. The product can be distinguished from other Cabrinha control systems by its stainless steel cleat at the top of the depower mainline. The products affected by this recall are the Overdrive 1X with TrimLite (48-56cm version), the 1X with TrimLite (44cm, 52cm and 60cm versions) and the Chaos 1X Control System (44cm version)
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Posted in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
STANDARD 9-14 US / 41-49 EUROPE
When it comes to the development of our products, we at Cabrinha put safety above all things.
We have recently discovered a manufacturing defect in the production of our 2014 Hydra Series H2 backless bindings. Owners of all 2014 H2 backless bindings (STANDARD SIZE ONLY)(KB4H2BDSL) purchased before December 30, 2013 should contact the dealer where their 2014 H2 backless bindings were purchased to receive a new upgraded pair of the H2 backless bindings.
We have discovered in a limited number of cases, the screw fastening the upper foot strap to the chassis, does not meet our minimum test requirement for load, due to incorrect installation by Cabrinha’s supplier. There is a small possibility that the upper can pull away from the chassis connection.
We have taken remedial action and modified the manufacturing process and rectified all H2 systems. The upgraded H2 backless binding will be available at your local Cabrinha dealer in January 2014. The upgraded bindings will carry a green dot sticker on the base of the packaging.
The Cabrinha brand has always placed quality and safety of our customers upfront in all our product development efforts.
Due to a recent discovery of a manufacturing defect in production, we have decided to make a product recall on all 2015 1X and Overdrive 1X control systems (KS5CSSDOD, KS51XCSFX) manufactured before August 1st.
We have discovered, in a very small number of cases that the internal diameter of the bungee guide does not meet our specification, due to an unauthorized modification by Cabrinha's supplier. There is a small possibility that the Recoil™ spring can jam between the internal diameter of the bungee guide and the PU depower main line. In the unlikely case that the Recoil™ spring does jam itself into the bungee guide, the rider is still able to activate the main quick release and depower the kite into the single line flagging safe position.
In an attempt to reduce the inconvenience caused to our valued customers, our authorized dealers will install the part which will immediately remedy the issue. All 2015 1X and Overdrive 1X control systems must be brought back to the point of purchase to have the part installed. The part in topic is called the Recoil Slider (KS5RECSDR) and it takes under two minutes to install, using only a screwdriver.
This problem is limited to a small percentage of the 2015 1X and Overdrive 1X control systems manufactured before August 1st. We have taken action to remedy the issue in production. We have modified the manufacturing process and rectified all control systems as of August 1st. You can distinguish the modified and correct control systems by a GREEN DOT on the packaging hangtag of the control system. Anything shipped before August 1st without a green dot will need the Recoil slider installed.
We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your support in helping us maintain the highest level of safety.