Segway®—Personal Transporter

PRA number

2006/8758

Published date

Product description

Self-balancing, two-wheeled, personal transportation product powered by rechargeable batteries. All models shipped before 29 August 2006. i Series (i167, i170, i180), eSeries (e167), p Series (p133), XT (cross-terrain transporter), GT (golf transporter) and Segway i2 models.

What are the defects?

Due to a software issue, under certain rare conditions the machine can unexpectedly apply reverse torque to the wheels while the handle bar is being pushed back by the speed limiter.

What are the hazards?

Injury

What should consumers do?

Please call your Segway distributor to receive information on how to receive the software upgrade, free of charge, or register for the software upgrade, free of charge at www.segway.com

Supplier

Segway Inc.

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Responsible regulator

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

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