Specialized Bicycle Components Recalls Headlights and Taillights Due to Fire and Burn Hazards

The recall includes Specialized Flux and Stix Sport and Comp model bicycle headlights and taillights sold separately as aftermarket equipment.  They have rechargeable batteries with USB ports.

Recall Details
  • Hazard
    The headlights and taillights can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards.
  • Remedy
    Repair
  • Incidents
    The firm has received four reports of Flux headlights or taillights overheating and two reports of Stix headlights expanding and bursting. No injuries have been reported. 
  • Consumer Action
    Consumers should immediately stop using these recalled headlights and taillights. Return them an authorized Specialized bicycle retailer for a free repair for Flux model headlights, or a free replacement for Flux model taillights, and Stix model headlights and taillights. Consumers who bought the bicycle lights directly from Specialized should contact Specialized for return instructions.
  • Sold At
    Authorized Specialized retailers nationwide and online at www.specialized.com from June 2014 through February 2016 for between $100 and $275 for Flux model headlights and taillights and for between $30 and $50 for Stix model headlights and taillights.
 
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