ARB Corporation Limited trading as GoActive Outdoors & Thule Australia—Thule Sprint Bike Carrier

Identifying features

Thule article numbers: BA 528, BA 569, 528000, 569000
Subaru article number: SAT 8010

What are the defects?

The clamping mechanism, which is intended to secure the bike fork to the carrier, may fail. This could lead to the bike not being properly secured to the bike carrier and the bike coming loose from the carrier during transport.

What are the hazards?

If the clamping mechanism fails during use, this could lead to the bike not being properly secured to the bike carrier and the bike coming loose from the carrier, posing a hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Consumers should stop using the product immediately and return the bike carrier to the retailer from whom it was purchased to obtain a replacement bike carrier at no cost to the consumer.

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Thule dealers & Subaru dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally
Dates available for sale
  • 1 March 2015 - 3 June 2016

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission