Lectric eBikes of Phoenix, Ariz., is recalling about 45,000 disc brake calipers sold on Lectric e-bicycles.
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.
The firm has received four reports of loss of braking power including two injuries that involved cuts, scrapes and a broken bone.
This recall involves mechanical disc brake calipers located on both front and rear of Lectric electric bicycle models XP 3.0 Black, XP 3.0 Long- Range Black, XP Step-Thru 3.0 Black, XP Step-Thru 3.0 White, XP Step-Thru 3.0 Long Range, XP Step-Thru 3.0 Long Range White.
The model name is printed on the bike’s rear rack.
The disc brake calipers, manufactured in China, were sold online at lectricebikes.com from November 2022, through May 2023, for between $1,000 and $1,200.
What to do
Consumers should immediately stop using Lectric e-bikes with the recalled disc brake calipers and contact the firm for a free mechanical caliper repair kit.
Consumers will receive up to $100 towards the cost to install front and rear mechanical brake calipers.
Lectric Ebikes is contacting all purchasers directly.
Consumers may contact Lectric eBikes toll-free at (877) 479-5422 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (ET) Monday through Friday, or online at https://www.lectricebikesrecall.expertinquiry.com/ for more information.